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Historical Events In 1839

Friday, 03 July 2020

Jul 10   Fernando Joseph Maria Sor, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

Jul 12   Christian Traugott Tag, composer, dies at 62 in the year 1839.  

Jul 14   Edward Sydney Smith, composer in the year 1839.  

Jul 15   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jul 30   Slave rebels, take over slaver Amistad on this day in history.  

Aug 04   Walter Pater, London England, writer (Plato & Platoism) in the year 1839.  

Aug 08   Beta Theta Pi is founded in Oxford, Ohio on this day in history.  

Aug 08   In the year 1839 nelson Appleton Miles, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1925  

Aug 15   In the year 1839 hugh Archibald Clarke, composer  

Aug 17   On this day in history hubert Platt Main, composer  

Aug 19   On this day in history details of Louis Daguerre's 1st practical photographic process are released in Paris  

Aug 19   In the year 1839 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   Hong Kong is taken by British in war with China in the year 1839.  

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 in the year 1839.  

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   In the year 1839 the First Opium War begins in China.  

Sep 06   On this day in history cherokee Nation forms  

Sep 06   In the year 1839 great fire in NY  

Sep 09   John Herschel takes 1st glass plate photograph on this day in history.  

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

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

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 in the year 1839.  

Sep 19   On this day in history the birth of George Cadbury, English founder of 'Cadburys' chocolates  

Sep 20   On this day in history 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   In the year 1839 birth of carl Humann, German engineer (d. 1896)  

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of john Knowles Paine, Portland Maine, composer  

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of eugenio Maria de Hostos, Puerto Rico, patriot/scholar  

Jan 14   In the year 1839 birth of emil Bohn, composer  

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

Jan 19   On this day in history birth of paul C├ęzanne, French painter (d. 1906)  

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 in the year 1839.  

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   Georg Abraham Schneider, composer, dies at 38 on this day in history.  

Feb 01   Giuseppe Valadier, Italian architect/archaeologist, dies at 76 in the year 1839.  

Feb 07   Karl August Nicander, Swedish poet (b. 1799) died on this day in history.  

Feb 15   In the year 1839 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   In the year 1839 robert Gallenberg, composer, dies at 55  

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

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