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Historical Events In 1839

Monday, 19 November 2018

Jul 10   In the year 1839 fernando Joseph Maria Sor, composer, dies at 61  

Jul 12   Christian Traugott Tag, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Jul 14   Edward Sydney Smith, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 15   Winthrop Mackworth Praed, politician/poet, dies on this day in history.  

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

Jul 17   In the year 1839 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   Walter Pater, London England, writer (Plato & Platoism) on this day in history.  

Aug 08   On this day in history beta Theta Pi is founded in Oxford, Ohio.  

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

Aug 15   On this day in history hugh Archibald Clarke, composer  

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   On this day in history british capture Hong Kong from China  

Aug 23   In the year 1839 charles Philippe Lafont, composer, dies at 57  

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

Aug 24   In the year 1839 eduard Napravnik, composer  

Aug 26   The ship Amistad is captured off Long Island on this day in history.  

Aug 27   Emory Upton, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1881 on this day in history.  

Sep 02   In the year 1839 henry George, land reformer/writer (Progress & Poverty)  

Sep 02   On this day in history salon of Varietes opens in Amsterdam  

Sep 05   The First Opium War begins in China on this day in history.  

Sep 06   Cherokee Nation forms on this day in history.  

Sep 06   On this day in history great fire in NY  

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

Sep 09   On this day in history john Herschel takes the 1st glass plate photograph  

Sep 10   On this day in history isaac Kauffman Funk, US, publisher (Funk & Wagnalls)  

Sep 10   Pieter Fontijn, Dutch painter, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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

Sep 17   On this day in history ethel Mary Dell, [Mrs G T Savage], romantic novelist, dies  

Sep 19   The birth of George Cadbury, English founder of 'Cadburys' chocolates on this day in history.  

Sep 20   In the year 1839 1st railroad in Netherland opens (Amsterdam-Haarlem)  

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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   On this day in history birth of john Knowles Paine, Portland Maine, composer  

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

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

Jan 19   On this day in history birth of bohumil Pazdirek, composer  

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 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 19   Georg Abraham Schneider, composer, dies at 38 in the year 1839.  

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   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   In the year 1839 robert Gallenberg, composer, dies at 55  

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

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