Historical Events In 1839
Friday, 22 March 2019
Sep 20 In the year 1839 jose Gaspar de Francia, dictator of Paraguay (1816-39), dies at 74
Sep 21 In the year 1839 jacob Gottfried Weber, German composer, dies at 60
Sep 25 In the year 1839 karl A von Zittel, German geologist/paleontologist (Libya)
Sep 28 Frances E C Willard, NY, founder (Woman's Christian Temperance Union) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1839 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 In the year 1839 french Jozef Kinsoen, Flemish portrait painter, dies at 68
Oct 21 Georg von Siemens, founder (Deutsche Bank) in the year 1839.
Oct 30 Alfred Sisley, French impressionist painter on this day in history.
Nov 03 1st opium war-2 British frigates engage several Chinese junks in the year 1839.
Nov 03 First opium war-2 British frigates engage several Chinese junks in the year 1839.
Nov 04 On this day in history the Newport Rising is the last large-scale armed rebellion against authority in mainland Britain.
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 In the year 1839 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 On this day in history the first US anti-slavery party, Liberty Party, convenes in NY
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) in the year 1839.
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 Frederik VI, king of Denmark (1808-39)/Norway (1803-14), dies at 71 on this day in history.
Dec 05 In the year 1839 george Armstrong Custer, Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1876
Dec 05 In the year 1839 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 Redvers H Buller, English general/large landowner: Natal on this day in history.
Dec 15 On this day in history matthijs I van Bree, Flemish court-painter, dies at 66
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 in the year 1839.
Dec 18 First celestial photograph (of the moon) made in US, John Draper, New York NY in the year 1839.