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Historical Events In 1839

Wednesday, 19 January 2022

Sep 20   Jose Gaspar de Francia, dictator of Paraguay (1816-39), dies at 74 in the year 1839.  

Sep 21   In the year 1839 jacob Gottfried Weber, German composer, dies at 60  

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

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

Oct 02   Hans Thoma, painter in the year 1839.  

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

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

Oct 11   On this day in history 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   Georg von Siemens, founder (Deutsche Bank) in the year 1839.  

Oct 30   In the year 1839 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   In the year 1839 the Newport Rising is the last large-scale armed rebellion against authority in mainland Britain.  

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   On this day in history 1st US anti-slavery party, Liberty Party, convenes in NY  

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

Nov 17   In the year 1839 giuseppe Verdi's opera "Oberte Conti Di," premieres in Milan  

Nov 18   On this day in history august A Kundt, German physicist (sound vibration, test of Kundt)  

Nov 25   On this day in history 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.  

Nov 25   In the year 1839 stanislaw Duniecki, composer  

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

Nov 29   Ludwig Anzengruber, Austrian playwright (Der Schandfleck) on this day in history.  

Dec 03   On this day in history 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   The birth of George Armstrong Custer, Killed at the battle of 'The Little Bighorn' in the year 1839.  

Dec 07   On this day in history jan Matyas Nepomuk August Vitasek, composer, dies at 69  

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

Dec 18   In the year 1839 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   In the year 1839 birth of carl Humann, German engineer (d. 1896)  

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

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   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 in the year 1839.  

Feb 01   James A Herne, [J Aherne], US playwright (Hearts of Oak) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1839

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 12   In the year 1839 joseph A Koch, Aust painter/cartoonist/etcher/illustrator, dies at 70  

Jan 19   Georg Abraham Schneider, composer, dies at 38 in the year 1839.  

Feb 01   In the year 1839 giuseppe Valadier, Italian architect/archaeologist, dies at 76  

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

Feb 15   Chevalier de Lorimier, Quebec notary (b. 1803) died on this day in history.  

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

Mar 13   Robert Gallenberg, composer, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

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

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