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Historical Events In 1839

Sunday, 28 February 2021

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

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

Feb 24   Steam shovel patented by William Otis, Philadelphia on this day in history.  

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

Feb 25   On this day in history seminoles &black allies shipped from Tampa Bay FL, to the West  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mar 17   On this day in history josef Rheinberger, Vaduz Liechtenstein, opera composer (Munich Conser)  

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   1st known use of term OK (Boston) on this day in history.  

Mar 25   In the year 1839 william Bell Wait, US, educated the blind  

Mar 26   In the year 1839 1st Henley Royal Regatta  

Mar 26   The first Henley Royal Regatta is held on this day in history.  

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

Mar 31   On this day in history nikolay Przhevalsky, naturalist, explorer of east central Asia (OS)  

Apr 05   On this day in history robert Smalls, Beaufort SC, black congressman 1875-87 (Rep-SC)  

Apr 11   John Galt, Scottish writer (Last of the Lairds), dies at 59 in the year 1839.  

Apr 12   In the year 1839 victorin de Joncieres, composer  

Apr 17   In the year 1839 guatemala forms republic  

Apr 18   On this day in history frantz Jehin-Prume, composer  

Apr 18   In the year 1839 henry Kendall, New South Wales Australia, poet (Bell Birds)  

Apr 19   On this day in history treaty of London constitutes Belgium an independent kingdom  

Apr 19   In the year 1839 treaty of London constitutes Belgium an independent kingdom & Luxembourg a Grand Duchy  

Apr 20   In the year 1839 carol I, King of Romania (1881-1914)  

Apr 20   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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 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 in the year 1839.  

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   In the year 1839 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   On this day in history ignace Antoine Ladurner, pianist/composer, dies at 72  

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

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

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