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Historical Events In 1839

Thursday, 23 January 2020

Apr 22   August W Eichler, German botanist in the year 1839.  

Apr 26   In the year 1839 cyrus Hamblin, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1867  

May 01   In the year 1839 chardonnet, inventor (rayon)  

May 03   On this day in history ferdinando Paer, composer, dies at 67  

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 on this day in history.  

May 13   On this day in history israel Ashkenazi of Shklov, found Ashkenazic community (1815), dies  

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

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

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

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   In the year 1839 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   Hawaiian Declaration of Rights is signed in the year 1839.  

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 in the year 1839.  

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

Jun 13   In the year 1839 martin-Pierre Dalvimare, composer, dies at 66  

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

Jun 15   Hans Skramstad, composer, dies at 41 in the year 1839.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jun 24   Gustavus Franklin Swift, founded Swift & Co on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1839 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   1st state normal school in US opens, Lexington, Mass, with 3 students on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history birth of carl Humann, German engineer (d. 1896)  

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

Jan 11   In the year 1839 birth of eugenio Maria de Hostos, Puerto Rico, patriot/scholar  

Jan 14   Emil Bohn, composer was born in the year 1839.  

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

Jan 19   Paul C├ęzanne, French painter (d. 1906) was born in the year 1839.  

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   Giuseppe Valadier, Italian architect/archaeologist, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Feb 07   In the year 1839 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   On this day in history ignace Antoine Ladurner, pianist/composer, dies at 72  

Mar 13   On this day in history robert Gallenberg, composer, dies at 55  

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

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