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Historical Events In 1839

Wednesday, 23 September 2020

Jul 10   On this day in history fernando Joseph Maria Sor, composer, dies at 61  

Jul 12   In the year 1839 christian Traugott Tag, composer, dies at 62  

Jul 14   In the year 1839 edward Sydney Smith, composer  

Jul 15   Winthrop Mackworth Praed, politician/poet, dies in the year 1839.  

Jul 16   In the year 1839 philipus J Hoedemaker, Dutch theologist  

Jul 17   On this day in history friedrich Gernsheim, composer  

Jul 27   Chartist riots break out in Birmingham England on this day in history.  

Jul 30   Slave rebels, take over slaver Amistad in the year 1839.  

Aug 04   In the year 1839 walter Pater, London England, writer (Plato & Platoism)  

Aug 08   Beta Theta Pi is founded in Oxford, Ohio in the year 1839.  

Aug 08   Nelson Appleton Miles, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1925 on this day in history.  

Aug 15   Hugh Archibald Clarke, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 17   Hubert Platt Main, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 19   In the year 1839 details of Louis Daguerre's 1st practical photographic process are released in Paris  

Aug 19   On this day in history oskar Brefeld, German botanist  

Aug 23   In the year 1839 british capture Hong Kong from China  

Aug 23   Charles Philippe Lafont, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Aug 23   Hong Kong is taken by British in war with China on this day in history.  

Aug 24   Eduard Napravnik, composer in the year 1839.  

Aug 26   In the year 1839 the ship Amistad is captured off Long Island.  

Aug 27   Emory Upton, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1881 in the year 1839.  

Sep 02   On this day in history henry George, land reformer/writer (Progress & Poverty)  

Sep 02   Salon of Varietes opens in Amsterdam on this day in history.  

Sep 05   The First Opium War begins in China in the year 1839.  

Sep 06   Cherokee Nation forms on this day in history.  

Sep 06   In the year 1839 great fire in NY  

Sep 09   John Herschel takes 1st glass plate photograph in the year 1839.  

Sep 09   In the year 1839 john Herschel takes the 1st glass plate photograph  

Sep 10   Isaac Kauffman Funk, US, publisher (Funk & Wagnalls) on this day in history.  

Sep 10   On this day in history pieter Fontijn, Dutch painter, dies at 66  

Sep 11   In the year 1839 1st Canadian track & field meet held (Caer Howell Grounds)  

Sep 17   Ethel Mary Dell, [Mrs G T Savage], romantic novelist, dies on this day in history.  

Sep 19   In the year 1839 the birth of George Cadbury, English founder of 'Cadburys' chocolates  

Sep 20   1st railroad in Netherland opens (Amsterdam-Haarlem) 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   In the year 1839 birth of emil Bohn, composer  

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

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   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 in the year 1839.  

Jan 19   On this day in history georg Abraham Schneider, composer, dies at 38  

Feb 01   Giuseppe Valadier, Italian architect/archaeologist, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Feb 07   On this day in history death of karl August Nicander, Swedish poet (b. 1799)  

Feb 15   On this day in history death of chevalier de Lorimier, Quebec notary (b. 1803)  

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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