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Historical Events In 1839

Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Apr 22   On this day in history august W Eichler, German botanist  

Apr 26   Cyrus Hamblin, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1867 on this day in history.  

May 01   On this day in history chardonnet, inventor (rayon)  

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

May 04   The Cunard Steamship Company Ltd forms San Bonifacio on this day in history.  

May 08   Francis W Warre-Cornish, English vice-provost of Eton/writer in the year 1839.  

May 13   Israel Ashkenazi of Shklov, found Ashkenazic community (1815), dies on this day in history.  

May 18   In the year 1839 carolina [Maria A] Bonaparte (countess Lipona), dies at 57  

May 19   On this day in history alice Mary Smith, composer  

May 25   In the year 1839 john Eliot, English meteorologist  

May 27   On this day in history 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   On this day in history wijnand YY Nuijen, painter/lithographer (Wrecked), dies at 26  

Jun 03   Paul Lindau, German playwright/critic (Der Herr im Hause) in the year 1839.  

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

Jun 09   In the year 1839 gerrit J Pijman, Dutch minister of War (1798-1800), dies at 89  

Jun 10   In the year 1839 nathaniel Pryor, sgt of Lewis & Clark Expedition, dies  

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

Jun 13   Martin-Pierre Dalvimare, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Jun 14   1st Henley Regatta held on this day in history.  

Jun 15   Hans Skramstad, composer, dies at 41 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1839 dutch prince Willem Alexander PFL weds niece Princess Sophia  

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

Jun 21   On this day in history 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   In the year 1839 johan O Wallin, Swedish poet/archbishop (Dead Angel), dies  

Jul 01   On this day in history abdul-Medjid succeeds Mahmud II as Sultan of Turkey  

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   On this day in history the first state normal school in US opens, Lexington, Mass, with 3 students  

Jul 08   In the year 1839 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   Carl Humann, German engineer (d. 1896) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 09   John Knowles Paine, Portland Maine, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1839 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   Joseph A Koch, Aust painter/cartoonist/etcher/illustrator, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Jan 19   Georg Abraham Schneider, composer, dies at 38 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 07   Karl August Nicander, Swedish poet (b. 1799) died on this day in history.  

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

Mar 04   Ignace Antoine Ladurner, pianist/composer, dies at 72 in the year 1839.  

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 in the year 1839.  

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