On This Day

What Happened on October 2, 1842

Famous Deaths

  • José Mariano Elízaga, Mexican composer, dies at 56
  • William Ellery Channing, cleric/writer, dies
1842 Highlights

About October 2, 1842

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 178 years, 1 month and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra