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Historical Events In 1839

Wednesday, 21 April 2021

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

Jan 02   On this day in history first photo of the Moon (French photographer Louis Daguerre)  

Jan 02   The first ever photographs o in the year 1839.  

Jan 02   The first ever photographs of the Moon are taken on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1839 2 day storm off Irish & English coast immortalized as "Big Wind"  

Jan 06   In the year 1839 2 day storm off Irish &English coast immortalized as "The Big Wind"  

Jan 09   In the year 1839 daguerrotype photo process announced at French Academy of Science  

Jan 09   On this day in history john Knowles Paine, Portland Maine, composer  

Jan 09   In the year 1839 thomas Henderson measures first stellar parallax (Alpha Centauri)  

Jan 10   In the year 1839 tea from India 1st arrives in UK  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   Joseph A Koch, Aust painter/cartoonist/etcher/illustrator, dies at 70 in the year 1839.  

Jan 14   In the year 1839 emil Bohn, composer  

Jan 19   In the year 1839 aden conquered by British East India Company  

Jan 19   On this day in history bohumil Pazdirek, composer  

Jan 19   In the year 1839 georg Abraham Schneider, composer, dies at 38  

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

Jan 20   In the Battle of Yungay, Chile defeats a Peruvian and Bolivian alliance in the year 1839.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 29   In the year 1839 charles Darwin marries Emma Wedgwood  

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

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

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   Aroostook, New Brunswick American and Canadian loggers clash in Aroostook lumber war over undefined boundary with Maine on this day in history.  

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

Feb 12   Aroostock War: Boundary dispute between Maine & New Brunswick on this day in history.  

Feb 18   Detroit Boat Club forms (& still exists) on this day in history.  

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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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 19   Bohumil Pazdirek, composer was born in the year 1839.  

Jan 19   Paul C├ęzanne, French painter (d. 1906) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 25   In the year 1839 birth of seldon Connor, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1917  

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   Georg Abraham Schneider, composer, dies at 38 on this day in history.  

Feb 01   Giuseppe Valadier, Italian architect/archaeologist, dies at 76 in the year 1839.  

Feb 07   Karl August Nicander, Swedish poet (b. 1799) died on this day in history.  

Feb 15   In the year 1839 death of chevalier de Lorimier, Quebec notary (b. 1803)  

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

Mar 13   On this day in history robert Gallenberg, composer, dies at 55  

Mar 29   Bernardus JC Dibbets, Dutch baron/gen-major (Maastricht), dies at 56 in the year 1839.  

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