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Historical Events In 1839

Tuesday, 04 October 2022

Sep 20   On this day in history jose Gaspar de Francia, dictator of Paraguay (1816-39), dies at 74  

Sep 21   Jacob Gottfried Weber, German composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Sep 25   Karl A von Zittel, German geologist/paleontologist (Libya) in the year 1839.  

Sep 28   In the year 1839 frances E C Willard, NY, founder (Woman's Christian Temperance Union)  

Oct 02   On this day in history hans Thoma, painter  

Oct 02   New Zealand comes under jurisdiction of the Governor of New South Wales on this day in history.  

Oct 10   In the year 1839 british troops under Gen Charles Napier occupy Beirut  

Oct 11   Leonor de Almeida marquesa de Alorna, Portuguese poet, dies at 88 on this day in history.  

Oct 18   French Jozef Kinsoen, Flemish portrait painter, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Oct 21   Georg von Siemens, founder (Deutsche Bank) in the year 1839.  

Oct 30   On this day in history alfred Sisley, French impressionist painter  

Nov 03   1st opium war-2 British frigates engage several Chinese junks on this day in history.  

Nov 03   First opium war-2 British frigates engage several Chinese junks in the year 1839.  

Nov 04   The Newport Rising is the last large-scale armed rebellion against authority in mainland Britain in the year 1839.  

Nov 06   On this day in history hayim Rapoport, Rabbi of Ostrowiec/author (Maxim Chayyim), dies  

Nov 07   In the year 1839 henry Holmes, composer  

Nov 11   On this day in history the Virginia Military Institute is founded in Lexington, Virginia.  

Nov 13   In the year 1839 1st US anti-slavery party, Liberty Party, convenes in NY  

Nov 13   The first US anti-slavery party, Liberty Party, convenes in NY on this day in history.  

Nov 17   On this day in history giuseppe Verdi's opera "Oberte Conti Di," premieres in Milan  

Nov 18   In the year 1839 august A Kundt, German physicist (sound vibration, test of Kundt)  

Nov 25   A cyclone slams India with high winds and a 40 foot storm surge, destroying the port city of Coringa (never to be entirely rebuilt again). The storm wave sweeps inland, taking with it 20,000 ships and thousands of people. An estimated 300,000 deaths result from the disaster on this day in history.  

Nov 25   In the year 1839 stanislaw Duniecki, composer  

Nov 27   In the year 1839 american Statistical Association organizes in Boston  

Nov 29   On this day in history ludwig Anzengruber, Austrian playwright (Der Schandfleck)  

Dec 03   On this day in history frederik VI, king of Denmark (1808-39)/Norway (1803-14), dies at 71  

Dec 05   In the year 1839 george Armstrong Custer, Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1876  

Dec 05   On this day in history the birth of George Armstrong Custer, Killed at the battle of 'The Little Bighorn'  

Dec 07   Jan Matyas Nepomuk August Vitasek, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

Dec 07   In the year 1839 redvers H Buller, English general/large landowner: Natal  

Dec 15   Matthijs I van Bree, Flemish court-painter, dies at 66 in the year 1839.  

Dec 18   In the year 1839 1st celestial photograph (of Moon) made in US, John Draper, NYC  

Dec 18   Charles-Henri Plantade, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Dec 18   In the year 1839 first celestial photograph (of the moon) made in US, John Draper, New York NY  

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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 in the year 1839.  

Jan 09   John Knowles Paine, Portland Maine, composer was born in the year 1839.  

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   Bohumil Pazdirek, composer was born in the year 1839.  

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

Jan 25   In the year 1839 birth of seldon Connor, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1917  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 01   On this day in history giuseppe Valadier, Italian architect/archaeologist, dies at 76  

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

Feb 15   In the year 1839 death of chevalier de Lorimier, Quebec notary (b. 1803)  

Mar 04   Ignace Antoine Ladurner, pianist/composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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

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

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