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Historical Events Happened In 1840

Tuesday, 30 June 2015

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

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

Jan 03   In the year 1840 father Joseph Damien de Veuster, Belgium, helped lepers in Hawaii  

Jan 03   The first deep sea sounding is recorded on this day in history.  

Jan 05   John Doby Kennedy, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1896 in the year 1840.  

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

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   In the year 1840 the steamship Lexington burns and sinks four miles off the coast of Long Island with the loss of 139 lives.  

Jan 18   On this day in history austin Dobson, England, poet/critic/biographer  

Jan 18   Electro-Magnetic Intelligencer, 1st US electrical journal, appears on this day in history.  

Jan 18   In the year 1840 electro-Magnetic Intelligencer, first US electrical journal, appears  

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

Jan 19   In the year 1840 lT Charles Wilkes, USN is first American to discover Antarctic coast  

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

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

Jan 20   Dutch King Willem II crowned on this day in history.  

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

Jan 22   British colonists reach New Zealand in the year 1840.  

Jan 22   In the year 1840 the first British colonists arrive at Port Nicholson, New Zealand.  

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

Feb 01   In the year 1840 baltimore College of Dental Surgery, 1st in US, incorporated  

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

Feb 02   In the year 1840 louis Bourgault-Ducoudray, composer  

Feb 05   Hiram Stevens Maxim, inventor (automatic single-barrel rifle) in the year 1840.  

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

Feb 06   In the year 1840 waitangi Day; treaty signed between Britain & Maoris of New Zealand  

Feb 06   Waitangi Day; treaty signed between Britain & Maoris of NZ in the year 1840.  

Feb 10   British queen Victoria marries her cousin Albert von Saksen-Coburg in the year 1840.  

Feb 10   In the year 1840 queen Victoria of England marries Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.  

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

Feb 11   Sanuel Dana Greene, Lt Cmdr (Union Navy), died in 1884 in the year 1840.  

Feb 12   Housatonic Railroad opens in the year 1840.  

Feb 13   Georg Jacobi, composer in the year 1840.  

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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   John Doby Kennedy, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1896 was born in the year 1840.  

Jan 10   In the year 1840 birth of louis Nazaire Bégin, French Canadian archbishop and cardinal (d. 1925)  

Jan 18   On this day in history birth of austin Dobson, England, poet/critic/biographer  

Jan 18   Ernst Rudorff, composer was born in the year 1840.  

Jan 21   On this day in history birth of sophia Louisa Jex-Blake, pioneer English woman physician  

Jan 22   On this day in history birth of ernest Roland Wilberforce, English bishop (d. 1907)  

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

Famous Deaths In 1840

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 06   On this day in history death of fanny Burney, English novelist and diarist (b. 1752)  

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 in the year 1840.  

Mar 12   In the year 1840 friedrich Westenholz, composer, dies at 61  

Mar 22   On this day in history death of Étienne Bobillier, French mathematician (b. 1798)  

Mar 28   Simon-Antoine-Jean Lhuillier, Swiss mathematician, dies at 89 in the year 1840.  

Mar 30   In the year 1840 george (Beau) Brummell, Dandy, dies  

Apr 19   Jean-Jacques Lartigue, Roman catholic bishop of Montreal (b. 1777) died on this day in history.