On This Day

What Happened on March 30, 1842

Historical Events

  • Ether used as an anaesthetic for 1st time by Dr Crawford Long (Georgia)

Famous Birthdays

  • John Fiske [Edmund Fisk Green], American historian/philosopher

Famous Deaths

  • Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun, French painter (b. 1755)
1842 Highlights

About March 30, 1842

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 178 years, 6 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries