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Historical Events For 1840

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

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

Jan 03   1st deep sea sounding in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   On this day in history father Joseph Damien de Veuster, Belgium, helped lepers in Hawaii  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   On this day in history john Doby Kennedy, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1896  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   Records show 95,820 licensed public houses in England on this date in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 10   On this day in history penny Post mail system started  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   In the year 1840 austin Dobson, England, poet/critic/biographer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

Jan 19   In the year 1840 antarctica discovered, Charles Wilkes expedition (US claim)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 20   Dumont D'Urville discovers Adélie Land, Antarctica 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   Dutch King Willem II crowned in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

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

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

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

Feb 02   In the year 1840 louis Bourgault-Ducoudray, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Feb 05   The birth of John Dunlop, Scottish inventor of pneumatic bicycle tire in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 06   In the year 1840 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 on this day in history.  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   In the year 1840 gaetano Donizetti's Opera "La Fille du Regiment," premieres in Paris  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 11   In the year 1840 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   Georg Jacobi, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 03   In the year 1840 birth of father Joseph Damien de Veuster, Belgium, helped lepers in Hawaii  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   John Doby Kennedy, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1896 was born in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

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

Jan 22   Ernest Roland Wilberforce, English bishop (d. 1907) was born in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 23   Ernst Abbe, Germany, physicist (Carl Zeiss Optics Company) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 22   On this day in history death of johann Friedrich Blumenbach, German anthropologist (b. 1752)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 02   Heinrich Olbers, German astronomer (comets & asteroids), dies at 81 on this day in history.  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   In the year 1840 simon-Antoine-Jean Lhuillier, Swiss mathematician, dies at 89  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 30   George (Beau) Brummell, Dandy, dies on this day in history.  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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