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Historical Events Happened In 1840

Monday, 21 April 2014

Jan 01   On this day in history 1st recorded bowling match in US, Knickerbocker Alleys, NYC  

Jan 03   1st deep sea sounding on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Father Joseph Damien de Veuster, Belgium, helped lepers in Hawaii on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history the first deep sea sounding is recorded  

Jan 05   On this day in history john Doby Kennedy, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1896  

Jan 05   On this day in history records show 95,820 licensed public houses in England on this date  

Jan 10   Penny Post mail system is starts on this day in history.  

Jan 10   On this day in history penny Post mail system started  

Jan 13   On this day in history the steamship Lexington burns and sinks four miles off the coast of Long Island with the loss of 139 lives.  

Jan 18   Austin Dobson, England, poet/critic/biographer on this day in history.  

Jan 18   On this day in history electro-Magnetic Intelligencer, 1st US electrical journal, appears  

Jan 18   Electro-Magnetic Intelligencer, first US electrical journal, appears on this day in history.  

Jan 19   Antarctica discovered, Charles Wilkes expedition (US claim) on this day in history.  

Jan 19   LT Charles Wilkes, USN is first American to discover Antarctic coast on this day in history.  

Jan 20   Dumont D'Urville discovers Adélie Land, Antarctica on this day in history.  

Jan 20   Dumont D'Urville discovers Adélie Land, Antarctica on this day in history.  

Jan 20   On this day in history dutch King Willem II crowned  

Jan 21   Sophia Louisa Jex-Blake, pioneer English woman physician on this day in history.  

Jan 22   On this day in history british colonists reach New Zealand.  

Jan 22   On this day in history the first British colonists arrive at Port Nicholson, New Zealand.  

Jan 23   Ernst Abbe, Germany, physicist (Carl Zeiss Optics Company) on this day in history.  

Feb 01   Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, 1st in US, incorporated on this day in history.  

Feb 01   The first U.S. college of Dentistry is chartered in Baltimore, MD on this day in history.  

Feb 02   Louis Bourgault-Ducoudray, composer on this day in history.  

Feb 05   Hiram Stevens Maxim, inventor (automatic single-barrel rifle) on this day in history.  

Feb 05   On this day in history the birth of John Dunlop, Scottish inventor of pneumatic bicycle tire  

Feb 06   Waitangi Day; treaty signed between Britain & Maoris of New Zealand on this day in history.  

Feb 06   On this day in history waitangi Day; treaty signed between Britain & Maoris of NZ  

Feb 10   On this day in history british queen Victoria marries her cousin Albert von Saksen-Coburg  

Feb 10   On this day in history queen Victoria of England marries Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.  

Feb 11   Gaetano Donizetti's Opera "La Fille du Regiment," premieres in Paris on this day in history.  

Feb 11   Sanuel Dana Greene, Lt Cmdr (Union Navy), died in 1884 on this day in history.  

Feb 12   Housatonic Railroad opens on this day in history.  

Feb 13   On this day in history georg Jacobi, composer  

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Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   Father Joseph Damien de Veuster, Belgium, helped lepers in Hawaii was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of john Doby Kennedy, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1896  

Jan 10   On this day in history birth of louis Nazaire Bégin, French Canadian archbishop and cardinal (d. 1925)  

Jan 18   Austin Dobson, England, poet/critic/biographer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 18   Ernst Rudorff, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 21   Sophia Louisa Jex-Blake, pioneer English woman physician was born on this day in history.  

Jan 22   Ernest Roland Wilberforce, English bishop (d. 1907) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 23   On this day in history birth of ernst Abbe, Germany, physicist (Carl Zeiss Optics Company)  

Famous Deaths In 1840

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 06   Fanny Burney, English novelist and diarist (b. 1752) died on this day in history.  

Jan 22   Johann Friedrich Blumenbach, German anthropologist (b. 1752) died on this day in history.  

Mar 02   Heinrich Olbers, German astronomer (comets & asteroids), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Mar 12   On this day in history friedrich Westenholz, composer, dies at 61  

Mar 22   Étienne Bobillier, French mathematician (b. 1798) died on this day in history.  

Mar 28   On this day in history simon-Antoine-Jean Lhuillier, Swiss mathematician, dies at 89  

Mar 30   On this day in history george (Beau) Brummell, Dandy, dies  

Apr 19   On this day in history death of jean-Jacques Lartigue, Roman catholic bishop of Montreal (b. 1777)