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Historical Events In 1839

Sunday, 25 October 2020

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

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

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

Sep 28   Frances E C Willard, NY, founder (Woman's Christian Temperance Union) in the year 1839.  

Oct 02   Hans Thoma, painter in the year 1839.  

Oct 02   In the year 1839 new Zealand comes under jurisdiction of the Governor of New South Wales  

Oct 10   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history alfred Sisley, French impressionist painter  

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

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 in the year 1839.  

Nov 06   Hayim Rapoport, Rabbi of Ostrowiec/author (Maxim Chayyim), dies on this day in history.  

Nov 07   On this day in history henry Holmes, composer  

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

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

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

Nov 17   In the year 1839 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   In the year 1839 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   American Statistical Association organizes in Boston on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1839.  

Dec 05   The birth of George Armstrong Custer, Killed at the battle of 'The Little Bighorn' in the year 1839.  

Dec 07   Jan Matyas Nepomuk August Vitasek, composer, dies at 69 in the year 1839.  

Dec 07   Redvers H Buller, English general/large landowner: Natal in the year 1839.  

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

Dec 18   On this day in history 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 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 in the year 1839.  

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

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

Feb 07   Karl August Nicander, Swedish poet (b. 1799) died in the year 1839.  

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

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   In the year 1839 bernardus JC Dibbets, Dutch baron/gen-major (Maastricht), dies at 56  

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