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Historical Events In 1839

Saturday, 25 May 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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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   Felix Huston Robertson, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1928 in the year 1839.  

Mar 09   Prussian government limits work week for children to 51 hours in the year 1839.  

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

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

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   In the year 1839 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   In the year 1839 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 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 in the year 1839.  

Mar 31   Nikolay Przhevalsky, naturalist, explorer of east central Asia (OS) in the year 1839.  

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

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

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

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) on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1839.  

Apr 20   Giuseppe Rossini, father of Italian composer Gioacchino Rossini, dies on this day in history.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of eugenio Maria de Hostos, Puerto Rico, patriot/scholar  

Jan 14   In the year 1839 birth of emil Bohn, composer  

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 in the year 1839.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 19   In the year 1839 georg Abraham Schneider, composer, dies at 38  

Feb 01   In the year 1839 giuseppe Valadier, Italian architect/archaeologist, dies at 76  

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   In the year 1839 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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