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Historical Events In 1839

Sunday, 26 May 2019

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   In the year 1839 the first ever photographs o  

Jan 02   In the year 1839 the first ever photographs of the Moon are taken  

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

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

Jan 09   Daguerrotype photo process announced at French Academy of Science on this day in history.  

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

Jan 09   On this day in history thomas Henderson measures first stellar parallax (Alpha Centauri)  

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

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

Jan 11   On this day in history earthquake at Martinique destroys half of Port Royal-700 die  

Jan 11   On this day in history eugenio Maria de Hostos, Puerto Rico, patriot/scholar  

Jan 12   Anthracite coal 1st used to smelt iron, Mauch Chunk, Penn in the year 1839.  

Jan 12   In the year 1839 anthracite coal first used to smelt iron, Mauch Chunk PA  

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

Jan 14   On this day in history emil Bohn, composer  

Jan 19   Aden conquered by British East India Company on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 19   The birth of Paul Cézanne, French painter in the year 1839.  

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

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

Jan 24   Charles Darwin elected member of Royal Society on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1839 james A Herne, [J Aherne], US playwright (Hearts of Oak)  

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

Feb 07   Nicolaas G Pierson, Dutch banker/Suriname premier (1897-1901) in the year 1839.  

Feb 08   In the year 1839 aroostook, New Brunswick American and Canadian loggers clash in Aroostook lumber war over undefined boundary with Maine  

Feb 11   Josiah Willard Gibbs, theoretical physicist/chemist on this day in history.  

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

Feb 18   On this day in history detroit Boat Club forms (& still exists)  

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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 in the year 1839.  

Jan 09   In the year 1839 birth of john Knowles Paine, Portland Maine, composer  

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

Jan 14   On this day in history birth of emil Bohn, composer  

Jan 19   In the year 1839 birth of bohumil Pazdirek, composer  

Jan 19   Paul C├ęzanne, French painter (d. 1906) was born in the year 1839.  

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

Feb 01   On this day in history birth of james A Herne, [J Aherne], US playwright (Hearts of Oak)  

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 in the year 1839.  

Feb 01   Giuseppe Valadier, Italian architect/archaeologist, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

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

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

Mar 04   In the year 1839 ignace Antoine Ladurner, pianist/composer, dies at 72  

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

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

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