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Historical Events In 1839

Friday, 15 November 2019

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) on this day in history.  

Jan 02   The first ever photographs o on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

Jan 09   John Knowles Paine, Portland Maine, composer on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Thomas Henderson measures first stellar parallax (Alpha Centauri) on this day in history.  

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

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 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 on this day in history.  

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   Bohumil Pazdirek, composer in the year 1839.  

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

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 in the year 1839.  

Jan 21   On this day in history acadia College opens in Wolfville Nova Scotia; now Acadia University.  

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

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

Jan 29   Charles Darwin marries Emma Wedgwood in the year 1839.  

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" in the year 1839.  

Feb 07   On this day in history 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   Josiah Willard Gibbs, theoretical physicist/chemist in the year 1839.  

Feb 12   On this day in history aroostock War: Boundary dispute between Maine & New Brunswick  

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 in the year 1839.  

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

Jan 19   On this day in history birth of bohumil Pazdirek, composer  

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

Jan 25   On this day in history birth of seldon Connor, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1917  

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   On this day in history joseph A Koch, Aust painter/cartoonist/etcher/illustrator, dies at 70  

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

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

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

Feb 15   Chevalier de Lorimier, Quebec notary (b. 1803) died in the year 1839.  

Mar 04   On this day in history ignace Antoine Ladurner, pianist/composer, dies at 72  

Mar 13   Robert Gallenberg, composer, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

Mar 29   On this day in history bernardus JC Dibbets, Dutch baron/gen-major (Maastricht), dies at 56  

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