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Historical Events In 1839

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

Feb 20   In the year 1839 anti-duelling law was passed by US Congress  

Feb 20   On this day in history congress prohibits dueling in District of Columbia  

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

Feb 25   In the year 1839 seminoles & black allies shipped from Tampa Bay Florida, to West  

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

Feb 26   Jem Mason on Lottery wins 1st Grand National Steeplechase (Britain) in the year 1839.  

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

Mar 04   Ignace Antoine Ladurner, pianist/composer, dies at 72 in the year 1839.  

Mar 08   In the year 1839 james Mason Crafts, US chemist (Friedel-Crafts-synthesis)  

Mar 09   Felix Huston Robertson, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1928 on this day in history.  

Mar 09   In the year 1839 prussian government limits work week for children to 51 hours  

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 in the year 1839.  

Mar 13   In the year 1839 robert Gallenberg, composer, dies at 55  

Mar 16   On this day in history rené F Armand Sully-Prudhomme, France, poet, 1st Nobel winner (1901)  

Mar 17   Josef Rheinberger, Vaduz Liechtenstein, opera composer (Munich Conser) on this day in history.  

Mar 18   Francis Fessenden, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1906 on this day in history.  

Mar 21   Modest Mussorgsky, composer (Boris Gudunov, Night on Bald Mt) [NS] in the year 1839.  

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

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

Mar 26   In the year 1839 1st Henley Royal Regatta  

Mar 26   On this day in history the first Henley Royal Regatta is held  

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

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

Apr 05   Robert Smalls, Beaufort SC, black congressman 1875-87 (Rep-SC) on this day in history.  

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

Apr 12   On this day in history victorin de Joncieres, composer  

Apr 17   Guatemala forms republic on this day in history.  

Apr 18   Frantz Jehin-Prume, composer in the year 1839.  

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 19   In the year 1839 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   Giuseppe Rossini, father of Italian composer Gioacchino Rossini, dies in the year 1839.  

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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   On this day in history birth of john Knowles Paine, Portland Maine, composer  

Jan 11   In the year 1839 birth of eugenio Maria de Hostos, Puerto Rico, patriot/scholar  

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

Jan 19   Bohumil Pazdirek, composer was born in the year 1839.  

Jan 19   In the year 1839 birth of paul Cézanne, 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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 15   Chevalier de Lorimier, Quebec notary (b. 1803) died on this day in history.  

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

Mar 13   On this day in history 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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