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Historical Events In 1839

Thursday, 24 January 2019

Apr 22   In the year 1839 august W Eichler, German botanist  

Apr 26   On this day in history cyrus Hamblin, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1867  

May 01   Chardonnet, inventor (rayon) on this day in history.  

May 03   Ferdinando Paer, composer, dies at 67 in the year 1839.  

May 04   The Cunard Steamship Company Ltd forms San Bonifacio in the year 1839.  

May 08   On this day in history francis W Warre-Cornish, English vice-provost of Eton/writer  

May 13   In the year 1839 israel Ashkenazi of Shklov, found Ashkenazic community (1815), dies  

May 18   Carolina [Maria A] Bonaparte (countess Lipona), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

May 19   Alice Mary Smith, composer in the year 1839.  

May 25   John Eliot, English meteorologist on this day in history.  

May 27   In the year 1839 luigi Capuana, Sicilian author/critic (Roccaverdina)  

May 29   Ned Gregory, cricketer (bro of Dave, father of Syd Played 1st Test) in the year 1839.  

Jun 02   In the year 1839 wijnand YY Nuijen, painter/lithographer (Wrecked), dies at 26  

Jun 03   Paul Lindau, German playwright/critic (Der Herr im Hause) on this day in history.  

Jun 07   On this day in history hawaiian Declaration of Rights is signed  

Jun 09   Gerrit J Pijman, Dutch minister of War (1798-1800), dies at 89 on this day in history.  

Jun 10   Nathaniel Pryor, sgt of Lewis & Clark Expedition, dies on this day in history.  

Jun 12   1st baseball game played in America on this day in history.  

Jun 13   On this day in history martin-Pierre Dalvimare, composer, dies at 66  

Jun 14   1st Henley Regatta held in the year 1839.  

Jun 15   On this day in history hans Skramstad, composer, dies at 41  

Jun 17   In the Kingdom of Hawaii, Kamehameha III issues the Edict of toleration which gives Roman Catholics the freedom to worship in the Hawaiian Islands. The Hawaii Catholic Church and the Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace is later established as a result on this day in history.  

Jun 18   Dutch prince Willem Alexander PFL weds niece Princess Sophia in the year 1839.  

Jun 18   William Henry Seward Jr, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1920 in the year 1839.  

Jun 21   In the year 1839 joaquim M Machado de Assic, Brazil, writer (Epitaph of a small winner)  

Jun 24   Gustavus Franklin Swift, founded Swift & Co in the year 1839.  

Jun 27   On this day in history ranjit Singh, gov of Lahore, dies  

Jun 30   Johan O Wallin, Swedish poet/archbishop (Dead Angel), dies in the year 1839.  

Jul 01   Abdul-Medjid succeeds Mahmud II as Sultan of Turkey on this day in history.  

Jul 01   Mahmud II, sultan of Turkey (1808-39), dies at 53 on this day in history.  

Jul 03   In the year 1839 1st state normal school in US opens, Lexington, Mass, with 3 students  

Jul 03   In the year 1839 the first state normal school in US opens, Lexington, Mass, with 3 students  

Jul 08   On this day in history john D Rockefeller, US capitalist/founder (Standard Oil)  

Jul 09   Carl Baermann, composer on this day in history.  

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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   In the year 1839 birth of john Knowles Paine, Portland Maine, composer  

Jan 11   Eugenio Maria de Hostos, Puerto Rico, patriot/scholar was born in the year 1839.  

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

Jan 19   Bohumil Pazdirek, composer was born in the year 1839.  

Jan 19   On this day in history birth of paul C├ęzanne, French painter (d. 1906)  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 04   On this day in history ignace Antoine Ladurner, pianist/composer, dies at 72  

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

Mar 29   In the year 1839 bernardus JC Dibbets, Dutch baron/gen-major (Maastricht), dies at 56  

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