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Historical Events In 1839

Thursday, 19 May 2022

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) in the year 1839.  

Jan 02   On this day in history 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" on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   In the year 1839 thomas Henderson measures first stellar parallax (Alpha Centauri)  

Jan 10   Tea from India 1st arrives in UK in the year 1839.  

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

Jan 11   In the year 1839 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   In the year 1839 anthracite coal 1st used to smelt iron, Mauch Chunk, Penn  

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

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

Jan 24   On this day in history charles Darwin elected member of Royal Society  

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

Jan 29   On this day in history charles Darwin marries Emma Wedgwood  

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

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" in the year 1839.  

Feb 07   Nicolaas G Pierson, Dutch banker/Suriname premier (1897-1901) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1839 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 in the year 1839.  

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 in the year 1839.  

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

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

Jan 19   In the year 1839 birth of paul C├ęzanne, French painter (d. 1906)  

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1839 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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