What Happened on November 4, 1842

Famous Birthdays

  • William Barker Cushing, American naval officer (best known for sinking the CSS Albemarle during a daring nighttime raid on 27 October 1864), born in Delafield, Wisconsin (d. 1874)

Famous Weddings

Mary Todd Lincoln & Abraham Lincoln

American socialite Mary Todd (23) weds Illinois Congressman and lawyer Abraham Lincoln (33) in Springfield, Illinois

1842 Highlights

About November 4, 1842

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 180 years and 11 months
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio