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Historical Events For 1840

Thursday, 22 February 2018

Jan 01   1st recorded bowling match in US, Knickerbocker Alleys, NYC in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   On this day in history 1st deep sea sounding  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   Father Joseph Damien de Veuster, Belgium, helped lepers in Hawaii on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   On this day in history the first deep sea sounding is recorded  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   In the year 1840 john Doby Kennedy, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1896  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 10   Penny Post mail system is starts on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 10   Penny Post mail system started in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 13   The steamship Lexington burns and sinks four miles off the coast of Long Island with the loss of 139 lives in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 18   Austin Dobson, England, poet/critic/biographer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 18   Electro-Magnetic Intelligencer, 1st US electrical journal, appears in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 18   Electro-Magnetic Intelligencer, first US electrical journal, appears on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 19   On this day in history antarctica discovered, Charles Wilkes expedition (US claim)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 20   On this day in history dumont D'Urville discovers Adélie Land, Antarctica  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 20   In the year 1840 dumont D'Urville discovers Adélie Land, Antarctica  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 20   On this day in history dutch King Willem II crowned  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 21   Sophia Louisa Jex-Blake, pioneer English woman physician in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 22   British colonists reach New Zealand on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 22   The first British colonists arrive at Port Nicholson, New Zealand in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 23   In the year 1840 ernst Abbe, Germany, physicist (Carl Zeiss Optics Company)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 01   Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, 1st in US, incorporated in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 01   The first U.S. college of Dentistry is chartered in Baltimore, MD in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 02   On this day in history louis Bourgault-Ducoudray, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 05   In the year 1840 hiram Stevens Maxim, inventor (automatic single-barrel rifle)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Feb 06   On this day in history waitangi Day; treaty signed between Britain & Maoris of New Zealand  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 06   Waitangi Day; treaty signed between Britain & Maoris of NZ in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 10   In the year 1840 british queen Victoria marries her cousin Albert von Saksen-Coburg  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 10   Queen Victoria of England marries Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 11   On this day in history gaetano Donizetti's Opera "La Fille du Regiment," premieres in Paris  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 11   On this day in history sanuel Dana Greene, Lt Cmdr (Union Navy), died in 1884  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 12   On this day in history housatonic Railroad opens  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 13   On this day in history georg Jacobi, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 03   On this day in history birth of father Joseph Damien de Veuster, Belgium, helped lepers in Hawaii  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 10   Louis Nazaire Bégin, French Canadian archbishop and cardinal (d. 1925) was born in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 18   Austin Dobson, England, poet/critic/biographer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 18   On this day in history birth of ernst Rudorff, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 21   In the year 1840 birth of sophia Louisa Jex-Blake, pioneer English woman physician  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 23   Ernst Abbe, Germany, physicist (Carl Zeiss Optics Company) was born in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 Send On Whatsapp

Jan 22   Johann Friedrich Blumenbach, German anthropologist (b. 1752) died in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 02   Heinrich Olbers, German astronomer (comets & asteroids), dies at 81 in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 12   On this day in history friedrich Westenholz, composer, dies at 61  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 22   Étienne Bobillier, French mathematician (b. 1798) died on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 28   Simon-Antoine-Jean Lhuillier, Swiss mathematician, dies at 89 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 30   In the year 1840 george (Beau) Brummell, Dandy, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 19   Jean-Jacques Lartigue, Roman catholic bishop of Montreal (b. 1777) died in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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