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Historical Events In 1839

Monday, 14 October 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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   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 in the year 1839.  

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) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1839.  

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

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

Mar 26   In the year 1839 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   Nikolay Przhevalsky, naturalist, explorer of east central Asia (OS) in the year 1839.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 19   In the year 1839 treaty of London constitutes Belgium an independent kingdom  

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   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   John Knowles Paine, Portland Maine, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1839 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 19   Paul Cézanne, French painter (d. 1906) was born in the year 1839.  

Jan 25   Seldon Connor, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1917 was born in the year 1839.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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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