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Historical Events In 1839

Saturday, 23 March 2019

Feb 20   In the year 1839 anti-duelling law was passed by US Congress  

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

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

Mar 08   James Mason Crafts, US chemist (Friedel-Crafts-synthesis) in the year 1839.  

Mar 09   Felix Huston Robertson, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1928 on this day in history.  

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

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

Mar 10   Dudley Buck, Hartford, Ct, organist/church composer in the year 1839.  

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

Mar 16   On this day in history rené F Armand Sully-Prudhomme, France, poet, 1st Nobel winner (1901)  

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

Mar 23   1st known use of term OK (Boston) in the year 1839.  

Mar 25   William Bell Wait, US, educated the blind in the year 1839.  

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   In the year 1839 bernardus JC Dibbets, Dutch baron/gen-major (Maastricht), dies at 56  

Mar 31   Nikolay Przhevalsky, naturalist, explorer of east central Asia (OS) on this day in history.  

Apr 05   Robert Smalls, Beaufort SC, black congressman 1875-87 (Rep-SC) in the year 1839.  

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   Guatemala forms republic in the year 1839.  

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

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

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

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

Apr 20   On this day in history carol I, King of Romania (1881-1914)  

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1839 birth of seldon Connor, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1917  

Feb 01   In the year 1839 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 in the year 1839.  

Feb 07   In the year 1839 death of karl August Nicander, Swedish poet (b. 1799)  

Feb 15   In the year 1839 death of chevalier de Lorimier, Quebec notary (b. 1803)  

Mar 04   In the year 1839 ignace Antoine Ladurner, pianist/composer, dies at 72  

Mar 13   In the year 1839 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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