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Historical Events In 1839

Thursday, 18 July 2019

Feb 20   Anti-duelling law was passed by US Congress on this day in history.  

Feb 20   Congress prohibits dueling in District of Columbia in the year 1839.  

Feb 24   Steam shovel patented by William Otis, Philadelphia in the year 1839.  

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 in the year 1839.  

Feb 26   On this day in history jem Mason on Lottery wins 1st Grand National Steeplechase (Britain)  

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   On this day in history felix Huston Robertson, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1928  

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

Mar 09   On this day in history prussian govt limits work week for children to 51 hours  

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

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

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

Mar 17   Josef Rheinberger, Vaduz Liechtenstein, opera composer (Munich Conser) in the year 1839.  

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

Mar 26   1st Henley Royal Regatta on this day in history.  

Mar 26   The first Henley Royal Regatta is held in the year 1839.  

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   Victorin de Joncieres, composer in the year 1839.  

Apr 17   In the year 1839 guatemala forms republic  

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

Apr 18   Henry Kendall, New South Wales Australia, poet (Bell Birds) on this day in history.  

Apr 19   Treaty of London constitutes Belgium an independent kingdom on this day in history.  

Apr 19   Treaty of London constitutes Belgium an independent kingdom & Luxembourg a Grand Duchy on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of carl Humann, German engineer (d. 1896)  

Jan 09   On this day in history 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   Bohumil Pazdirek, composer was born in the year 1839.  

Jan 19   Paul Cézanne, French painter (d. 1906) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 25   Seldon Connor, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1917 was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 19   Georg Abraham Schneider, composer, dies at 38 in the year 1839.  

Feb 01   On this day in history giuseppe Valadier, Italian architect/archaeologist, dies at 76  

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 in the year 1839.  

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