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Historical Events In 1839

Thursday, 18 July 2019

Jan 02   1st photo of the Moon (French photographer Louis Daguerre) on this day in history.  

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

Jan 02   In the year 1839 the first ever photographs o  

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

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

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

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

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

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 in the year 1839.  

Jan 11   In the year 1839 earthquake at Martinique destroys half of Port Royal-700 die  

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

Jan 12   On this day in history anthracite coal 1st used to smelt iron, Mauch Chunk, Penn  

Jan 12   On this day in history anthracite coal first used to smelt iron, Mauch Chunk PA  

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

Jan 14   Emil Bohn, composer in the year 1839.  

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

Jan 19   On this day in history 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   Acadia College opens in Wolfville Nova Scotia; now Acadia University on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 29   Charles Darwin marries Emma Wedgwood on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 07   On this day in history henry Clay declares in Senate "I had rather be right than president"  

Feb 07   On this day in history nicolaas G Pierson, Dutch banker/Suriname premier (1897-1901)  

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   On this day in history aroostock War: Boundary dispute between Maine & New Brunswick  

Feb 18   In the year 1839 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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

Jan 25   On this day in history 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 in the year 1839.  

Jan 19   Georg Abraham Schneider, composer, dies at 38 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 07   On this day in history death of karl August Nicander, Swedish poet (b. 1799)  

Feb 15   On this day in history 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   Robert Gallenberg, composer, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

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

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