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Historical Events For 1840

Thursday, 19 January 2017

Jan 01   In the year 1840 1st recorded bowling match in US, Knickerbocker Alleys, NYC  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 03   In the year 1840 1st deep sea sounding  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 03   In the year 1840 father Joseph Damien de Veuster, Belgium, helped lepers in Hawaii  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 03   In the year 1840 the first deep sea sounding is recorded  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 05   On this day in history john Doby Kennedy, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1896  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 05   On this day in history records show 95,820 licensed public houses in England on this date  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 10   On this day in history penny Post mail system is starts  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 10   On this day in history penny Post mail system started  Click To Search About This In Google

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.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 18   Austin Dobson, England, poet/critic/biographer in the year 1840.  Click To Search About This In Google

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Jan 18   In the year 1840 electro-Magnetic Intelligencer, 1st US electrical journal, appears  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 18   Electro-Magnetic Intelligencer, first US electrical journal, appears in the year 1840.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 19   In the year 1840 antarctica discovered, Charles Wilkes expedition (US claim)  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 19   In the year 1840 lT Charles Wilkes, USN is first American to discover Antarctic coast  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 20   Dumont D'Urville discovers Adélie Land, Antarctica in the year 1840.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 20   Dumont D'Urville discovers Adélie Land, Antarctica on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 20   Dutch King Willem II crowned on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 21   Sophia Louisa Jex-Blake, pioneer English woman physician on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 22   British colonists reach New Zealand in the year 1840.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 22   The first British colonists arrive at Port Nicholson, New Zealand in the year 1840.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 23   Ernst Abbe, Germany, physicist (Carl Zeiss Optics Company) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 01   On this day in history baltimore College of Dental Surgery, 1st in US, incorporated  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 01   The first U.S. college of Dentistry is chartered in Baltimore, MD on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 02   Louis Bourgault-Ducoudray, composer on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 05   Hiram Stevens Maxim, inventor (automatic single-barrel rifle) in the year 1840.  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 05   The birth of John Dunlop, Scottish inventor of pneumatic bicycle tire in the year 1840.  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 06   On this day in history waitangi Day; treaty signed between Britain & Maoris of New Zealand  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 06   Waitangi Day; treaty signed between Britain & Maoris of NZ in the year 1840.  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 10   On this day in history british queen Victoria marries her cousin Albert von Saksen-Coburg  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 10   In the year 1840 queen Victoria of England marries Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 11   Gaetano Donizetti's Opera "La Fille du Regiment," premieres in Paris on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 11   Sanuel Dana Greene, Lt Cmdr (Union Navy), died in 1884 in the year 1840.  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 12   In the year 1840 housatonic Railroad opens  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 13   On this day in history georg Jacobi, composer  Click To Search About This In Google

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Famous Birthdays In 1840

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   Father Joseph Damien de Veuster, Belgium, helped lepers in Hawaii was born in the year 1840.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of john Doby Kennedy, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1896  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 10   Louis Nazaire Bégin, French Canadian archbishop and cardinal (d. 1925) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 18   In the year 1840 birth of austin Dobson, England, poet/critic/biographer  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 18   On this day in history birth of ernst Rudorff, composer  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 21   Sophia Louisa Jex-Blake, pioneer English woman physician was born in the year 1840.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 22   Ernest Roland Wilberforce, English bishop (d. 1907) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 23   Ernst Abbe, Germany, physicist (Carl Zeiss Optics Company) was born in the year 1840.  Click To Search About This In Google

Famous Deaths In 1840

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 06   In the year 1840 death of fanny Burney, English novelist and diarist (b. 1752)  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 22   In the year 1840 death of johann Friedrich Blumenbach, German anthropologist (b. 1752)  Click To Search About This In Google

Mar 02   In the year 1840 heinrich Olbers, German astronomer (comets & asteroids), dies at 81  Click To Search About This In Google

Mar 12   In the year 1840 friedrich Westenholz, composer, dies at 61  Click To Search About This In Google

Mar 22   Étienne Bobillier, French mathematician (b. 1798) died on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Mar 28   On this day in history simon-Antoine-Jean Lhuillier, Swiss mathematician, dies at 89  Click To Search About This In Google

Mar 30   In the year 1840 george (Beau) Brummell, Dandy, dies  Click To Search About This In Google

Apr 19   On this day in history death of jean-Jacques Lartigue, Roman catholic bishop of Montreal (b. 1777)  Click To Search About This In Google

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