Historical Events In 1839
Monday, 18 March 2019
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 In the year 1839 winthrop Mackworth Praed, politician/poet, dies
Jul 16 Philipus J Hoedemaker, Dutch theologist on this day in history.
Jul 17 Friedrich Gernsheim, composer in the year 1839.
Jul 27 Chartist riots break out in Birmingham England in the year 1839.
Jul 30 Slave rebels, take over slaver Amistad on this day in history.
Aug 04 In the year 1839 walter Pater, London England, writer (Plato & Platoism)
Aug 08 In the year 1839 beta Theta Pi is founded in Oxford, Ohio.
Aug 08 On this day in history nelson Appleton Miles, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1925
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 In the year 1839 british capture Hong Kong from China
Aug 23 On this day in history charles Philippe Lafont, composer, dies at 57
Aug 23 In the year 1839 hong Kong is taken by British in war with China.
Aug 24 In the year 1839 eduard Napravnik, composer
Aug 26 On this day in history the ship Amistad is captured off Long Island.
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 Salon of Varietes opens in Amsterdam in the year 1839.
Sep 05 The First Opium War begins in China on this day in history.
Sep 06 Cherokee Nation forms in the year 1839.
Sep 06 Great fire in NY on this day in history.
Sep 09 John Herschel takes 1st glass plate photograph on this day in history.
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 On this day in history pieter Fontijn, Dutch painter, dies at 66
Sep 11 1st Canadian track & field meet held (Caer Howell Grounds) on this day in history.
Sep 17 In the year 1839 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 1st railroad in Netherland opens (Amsterdam-Haarlem) on this day in history.