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Historical Events In 1839

Wednesday, 18 September 2019

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 in the year 1839.  

Sep 25   Karl A von Zittel, German geologist/paleontologist (Libya) on this day in history.  

Sep 28   Frances E C Willard, NY, founder (Woman's Christian Temperance Union) on this day in history.  

Oct 02   Hans Thoma, painter on this day in history.  

Oct 02   New Zealand comes under jurisdiction of the Governor of New South Wales in the year 1839.  

Oct 10   On this day in history british troops under Gen Charles Napier occupy Beirut  

Oct 11   In the year 1839 leonor de Almeida marquesa de Alorna, Portuguese poet, dies at 88  

Oct 18   On this day in history french Jozef Kinsoen, Flemish portrait painter, dies at 68  

Oct 21   In the year 1839 georg von Siemens, founder (Deutsche Bank)  

Oct 30   Alfred Sisley, French impressionist painter on this day in history.  

Nov 03   In the year 1839 1st opium war-2 British frigates engage several Chinese junks  

Nov 03   On this day in history first opium war-2 British frigates engage several Chinese junks  

Nov 04   The Newport Rising is the last large-scale armed rebellion against authority in mainland Britain on this day in history.  

Nov 06   In the year 1839 hayim Rapoport, Rabbi of Ostrowiec/author (Maxim Chayyim), dies  

Nov 07   Henry Holmes, composer on this day in history.  

Nov 11   The Virginia Military Institute is founded in Lexington, Virginia in the year 1839.  

Nov 13   1st US anti-slavery party, Liberty Party, convenes in NY on this day in history.  

Nov 13   On this day in history the first US anti-slavery party, Liberty Party, convenes in NY  

Nov 17   Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Oberte Conti Di," premieres in Milan on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history stanislaw Duniecki, composer  

Nov 27   American Statistical Association organizes in Boston on this day in history.  

Nov 29   Ludwig Anzengruber, Austrian playwright (Der Schandfleck) in the year 1839.  

Dec 03   In the year 1839 frederik VI, king of Denmark (1808-39)/Norway (1803-14), dies at 71  

Dec 05   George Armstrong Custer, Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1876 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history redvers H Buller, English general/large landowner: Natal  

Dec 15   In the year 1839 matthijs I van Bree, Flemish court-painter, dies at 66  

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

Dec 18   On this day in history charles-Henri Plantade, composer, dies at 75  

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

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Famous Birthdays In 1839

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of carl Humann, German engineer (d. 1896)  

Jan 09   John Knowles Paine, Portland Maine, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Eugenio Maria de Hostos, Puerto Rico, patriot/scholar was born in the year 1839.  

Jan 14   Emil Bohn, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 19   Bohumil Pazdirek, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1839 georg Abraham Schneider, composer, dies at 38  

Feb 01   Giuseppe Valadier, Italian architect/archaeologist, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

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

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

Mar 04   In the year 1839 ignace Antoine Ladurner, pianist/composer, dies at 72  

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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