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Historical Events In 1839

Sunday, 31 May 2020

Feb 20   On this day in history anti-duelling law was passed by US Congress  

Feb 20   In the year 1839 congress prohibits dueling in District of Columbia  

Feb 24   In the year 1839 steam shovel patented by William Otis, Philadelphia  

Feb 25   Seminoles & black allies shipped from Tampa Bay Florida, to West in the year 1839.  

Feb 25   Seminoles &black allies shipped from Tampa Bay FL, to the West on this day in history.  

Feb 26   In the year 1839 jem Mason on Lottery wins 1st Grand National Steeplechase (Britain)  

Feb 26   Jem Mason on Lottery wins first Grand National Steeplechase (Britain) on this day in history.  

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

Mar 08   James Mason Crafts, US chemist (Friedel-Crafts-synthesis) on this day in history.  

Mar 09   Felix Huston Robertson, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1928 in the year 1839.  

Mar 09   Prussian government limits work week for children to 51 hours in the year 1839.  

Mar 09   Prussian govt limits work week for children to 51 hours on this day in history.  

Mar 10   Dudley Buck, Hartford, Ct, organist/church composer on this day in history.  

Mar 13   Robert Gallenberg, composer, dies at 55 in the year 1839.  

Mar 16   In the year 1839 rené F Armand Sully-Prudhomme, France, poet, 1st Nobel winner (1901)  

Mar 17   In the year 1839 josef Rheinberger, Vaduz Liechtenstein, opera composer (Munich Conser)  

Mar 18   Francis Fessenden, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1906 in the year 1839.  

Mar 21   In the year 1839 modest Mussorgsky, composer (Boris Gudunov, Night on Bald Mt) [NS]  

Mar 23   1st known use of term OK (Boston) in the year 1839.  

Mar 25   William Bell Wait, US, educated the blind on this day in history.  

Mar 26   1st Henley Royal Regatta in the year 1839.  

Mar 26   In the year 1839 the first Henley Royal Regatta is held  

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

Mar 31   Nikolay Przhevalsky, naturalist, explorer of east central Asia (OS) on this day in history.  

Apr 05   In the year 1839 robert Smalls, Beaufort SC, black congressman 1875-87 (Rep-SC)  

Apr 11   In the year 1839 john Galt, Scottish writer (Last of the Lairds), dies at 59  

Apr 12   Victorin de Joncieres, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 17   On this day in history guatemala forms republic  

Apr 18   Frantz Jehin-Prume, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 18   On this day in history henry Kendall, New South Wales Australia, poet (Bell Birds)  

Apr 19   Treaty of London constitutes Belgium an independent kingdom in the year 1839.  

Apr 19   On this day in history treaty of London constitutes Belgium an independent kingdom & Luxembourg a Grand Duchy  

Apr 20   Carol I, King of Romania (1881-1914) on this day in history.  

Apr 20   In the year 1839 giuseppe Rossini, father of Italian composer Gioacchino Rossini, dies  

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Famous Birthdays In 1839

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   In the year 1839 birth of carl Humann, German engineer (d. 1896)  

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

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

Jan 14   Emil Bohn, composer was born in the year 1839.  

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

Jan 19   On this day in history birth of paul Cézanne, French painter (d. 1906)  

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   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   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 on this day in history.  

Mar 13   Robert Gallenberg, composer, dies at 55 in the year 1839.  

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

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