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Historical Events In 1839

Friday, 24 May 2019

Jul 10   Fernando Joseph Maria Sor, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1839.  

Jul 12   On this day in history christian Traugott Tag, composer, dies at 62  

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

Jul 15   In the year 1839 winthrop Mackworth Praed, politician/poet, dies  

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   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   In the year 1839 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   Details of Louis Daguerre's 1st practical photographic process are released in Paris in the year 1839.  

Aug 19   In the year 1839 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   On this day in history hong Kong is taken by British in war with China.  

Aug 24   Eduard Napravnik, composer on this day in history.  

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

Aug 27   On this day in history emory Upton, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1881  

Sep 02   Henry George, land reformer/writer (Progress & Poverty) on this day in history.  

Sep 02   Salon of Varietes opens in Amsterdam in the year 1839.  

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   Great fire in NY in the year 1839.  

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

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

Sep 10   Isaac Kauffman Funk, US, publisher (Funk & Wagnalls) in the year 1839.  

Sep 10   In the year 1839 pieter Fontijn, Dutch painter, dies at 66  

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

Sep 17   Ethel Mary Dell, [Mrs G T Savage], romantic novelist, dies in the year 1839.  

Sep 19   The birth of George Cadbury, English founder of 'Cadburys' chocolates in the year 1839.  

Sep 20   1st railroad in Netherland opens (Amsterdam-Haarlem) 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   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   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   In the year 1839 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   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   On this day in history giuseppe Valadier, Italian architect/archaeologist, dies at 76  

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

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

Mar 04   Ignace Antoine Ladurner, pianist/composer, dies at 72 in the year 1839.  

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

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

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