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Historical Events In 1839

Tuesday, 17 September 2019

Apr 22   August W Eichler, German botanist on this day in history.  

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

May 01   Chardonnet, inventor (rayon) in the year 1839.  

May 03   In the year 1839 ferdinando Paer, composer, dies at 67  

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

May 08   In the year 1839 francis W Warre-Cornish, English vice-provost of Eton/writer  

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   In the year 1839 alice Mary Smith, composer  

May 25   On this day in history john Eliot, English meteorologist  

May 27   Luigi Capuana, Sicilian author/critic (Roccaverdina) on this day in history.  

May 29   On this day in history ned Gregory, cricketer (bro of Dave, father of Syd Played 1st Test)  

Jun 02   Wijnand YY Nuijen, painter/lithographer (Wrecked), dies at 26 on this day in history.  

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

Jun 07   Hawaiian Declaration of Rights is signed on this day in history.  

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

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

Jun 12   In the year 1839 1st baseball game played in America  

Jun 13   Martin-Pierre Dalvimare, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1839.  

Jun 14   In the year 1839 1st Henley Regatta held  

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

Jun 17   In the year 1839 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.  

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

Jun 18   On this day in history william Henry Seward Jr, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1920  

Jun 21   On this day in history joaquim M Machado de Assic, Brazil, writer (Epitaph of a small winner)  

Jun 24   In the year 1839 gustavus Franklin Swift, founded Swift & Co  

Jun 27   In the year 1839 ranjit Singh, gov of Lahore, dies  

Jun 30   On this day in history johan O Wallin, Swedish poet/archbishop (Dead Angel), dies  

Jul 01   Abdul-Medjid succeeds Mahmud II as Sultan of Turkey in the year 1839.  

Jul 01   On this day in history mahmud II, sultan of Turkey (1808-39), dies at 53  

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

Jul 03   In the year 1839 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 in the year 1839.  

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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   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   Emil Bohn, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 19   Bohumil Pazdirek, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 19   Paul C├ęzanne, French painter (d. 1906) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 25   Seldon Connor, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1917 was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   Giuseppe Valadier, Italian architect/archaeologist, dies at 76 in the year 1839.  

Feb 07   Karl August Nicander, Swedish poet (b. 1799) died in the year 1839.  

Feb 15   Chevalier de Lorimier, Quebec notary (b. 1803) died on this day in history.  

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

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

Mar 29   On this day in history bernardus JC Dibbets, Dutch baron/gen-major (Maastricht), dies at 56  

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