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Historical Events In 1839

Thursday, 20 February 2020

Jan 02   In the year 1839 1st photo of the Moon (French photographer Louis Daguerre)  

Jan 02   First photo of the Moon (French photographer Louis Daguerre) on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history the first ever photographs o  

Jan 02   On this day in history the first ever photographs of the Moon are taken  

Jan 06   On this day in history 2 day storm off Irish & English coast immortalized as "Big Wind"  

Jan 06   On this day in history 2 day storm off Irish &English coast immortalized as "The Big Wind"  

Jan 09   On this day in history daguerrotype photo process announced at French Academy of Science  

Jan 09   John Knowles Paine, Portland Maine, composer in the year 1839.  

Jan 09   Thomas Henderson measures first stellar parallax (Alpha Centauri) on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Tea from India 1st arrives in UK on this day in history.  

Jan 10   On this day in history tea from India first arrives in UK  

Jan 11   Earthquake at Martinique destroys half of Port Royal-700 die on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1839 eugenio Maria de Hostos, Puerto Rico, patriot/scholar  

Jan 12   Anthracite coal 1st used to smelt iron, Mauch Chunk, Penn on this day in history.  

Jan 12   Anthracite coal first used to smelt iron, Mauch Chunk PA in the year 1839.  

Jan 12   In the year 1839 joseph A Koch, Aust painter/cartoonist/etcher/illustrator, dies at 70  

Jan 14   Emil Bohn, composer on this day in history.  

Jan 19   Aden conquered by British East India Company in the year 1839.  

Jan 19   In the year 1839 bohumil Pazdirek, composer  

Jan 19   Georg Abraham Schneider, composer, dies at 38 in the year 1839.  

Jan 19   In the year 1839 the birth of Paul Cézanne, French painter  

Jan 20   On this day in history in the Battle of Yungay, Chile defeats a Peruvian and Bolivian alliance.  

Jan 21   In the year 1839 acadia College opens in Wolfville Nova Scotia; now Acadia University.  

Jan 24   Charles Darwin elected member of Royal Society in the year 1839.  

Jan 25   On this day in history seldon Connor, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1917  

Jan 29   Charles Darwin marries Emma Wedgwood in the year 1839.  

Feb 01   In the year 1839 giuseppe Valadier, Italian architect/archaeologist, dies at 76  

Feb 01   James A Herne, [J Aherne], US playwright (Hearts of Oak) on this day in history.  

Feb 07   Henry Clay declares in Senate "I had rather be right than president" on this day in history.  

Feb 07   In the year 1839 nicolaas G Pierson, Dutch banker/Suriname premier (1897-1901)  

Feb 08   On this day in history aroostook, New Brunswick American and Canadian loggers clash in Aroostook lumber war over undefined boundary with Maine  

Feb 11   On this day in history josiah Willard Gibbs, theoretical physicist/chemist  

Feb 12   In the year 1839 aroostock War: Boundary dispute between Maine & New Brunswick  

Feb 18   Detroit Boat Club forms (& still exists) in the year 1839.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1839

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   Carl Humann, German engineer (d. 1896) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 09   John Knowles Paine, Portland Maine, composer was born in the year 1839.  

Jan 11   Eugenio Maria de Hostos, Puerto Rico, patriot/scholar was born on this day in history.  

Jan 14   In the year 1839 birth of emil Bohn, composer  

Jan 19   Bohumil Pazdirek, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 19   On this day in history birth of paul C├ęzanne, French painter (d. 1906)  

Jan 25   Seldon Connor, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1917 was born on this day in history.  

Feb 01   James A Herne, [J Aherne], US playwright (Hearts of Oak) was born in the year 1839.  

Famous Deaths In 1839

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 12   Joseph A Koch, Aust painter/cartoonist/etcher/illustrator, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Jan 19   On this day in history georg Abraham Schneider, composer, dies at 38  

Feb 01   On this day in history giuseppe Valadier, Italian architect/archaeologist, dies at 76  

Feb 07   Karl August Nicander, Swedish poet (b. 1799) died in the year 1839.  

Feb 15   Chevalier de Lorimier, Quebec notary (b. 1803) died on this day in history.  

Mar 04   Ignace Antoine Ladurner, pianist/composer, dies at 72 in the year 1839.  

Mar 13   In the year 1839 robert Gallenberg, composer, dies at 55  

Mar 29   Bernardus JC Dibbets, Dutch baron/gen-major (Maastricht), dies at 56 on this day in history.  

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