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Historical Events In 1839

Thursday, 22 November 2018

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   On this day in history 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" in the year 1839.  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   John Knowles Paine, Portland Maine, composer in the year 1839.  

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

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 in the year 1839.  

Jan 11   Eugenio Maria de Hostos, Puerto Rico, patriot/scholar in the year 1839.  

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

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

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

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

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

Jan 19   On this day in history bohumil Pazdirek, composer  

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

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

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

Jan 25   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 01   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

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

Feb 12   Aroostock War: Boundary dispute between Maine & New Brunswick in the year 1839.  

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

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

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

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   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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