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Historical Events In 1839

Thursday, 15 November 2018

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

Sep 21   On this day in history jacob Gottfried Weber, German composer, dies at 60  

Sep 25   On this day in history karl A von Zittel, German geologist/paleontologist (Libya)  

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

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

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

Oct 10   British troops under Gen Charles Napier occupy Beirut in the year 1839.  

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 in the year 1839.  

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   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   Hayim Rapoport, Rabbi of Ostrowiec/author (Maxim Chayyim), dies in the year 1839.  

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   On this day in history 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   August A Kundt, German physicist (sound vibration, test of Kundt) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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   On this day in history 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   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   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   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   On this day in history joseph A Koch, Aust painter/cartoonist/etcher/illustrator, dies at 70  

Jan 19   Georg Abraham Schneider, composer, dies at 38 on this day in history.  

Feb 01   In the year 1839 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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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