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Historical Events In 1839

Saturday, 14 December 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 24   On this day in history 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   In the year 1839 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   Jem Mason on Lottery wins first Grand National Steeplechase (Britain) on this day in history.  

Mar 04   Ignace Antoine Ladurner, pianist/composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Mar 08   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 10   In the year 1839 dudley Buck, Hartford, Ct, organist/church composer  

Mar 13   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history modest Mussorgsky, composer (Boris Gudunov, Night on Bald Mt) [NS]  

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   1st Henley Royal Regatta in the year 1839.  

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

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

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

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

Apr 11   John Galt, Scottish writer (Last of the Lairds), dies at 59 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 17   Guatemala forms republic on this day in history.  

Apr 18   In the year 1839 frantz Jehin-Prume, composer  

Apr 18   Henry Kendall, New South Wales Australia, poet (Bell Birds) in the year 1839.  

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

Apr 19   Treaty of London constitutes Belgium an independent kingdom & Luxembourg a Grand Duchy in the year 1839.  

Apr 20   Carol I, King of Romania (1881-1914) in the year 1839.  

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   Carl Humann, German engineer (d. 1896) was born in the year 1839.  

Jan 09   John Knowles Paine, Portland Maine, composer was born in the year 1839.  

Jan 11   Eugenio Maria de Hostos, Puerto Rico, patriot/scholar was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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   On this day in history georg Abraham Schneider, composer, dies at 38  

Feb 01   Giuseppe Valadier, Italian architect/archaeologist, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Feb 07   On this day in history death of karl August Nicander, Swedish poet (b. 1799)  

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

Mar 04   Ignace Antoine Ladurner, pianist/composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Mar 13   On this day in history robert Gallenberg, composer, dies at 55  

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

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