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Historical Events In 1839

Tuesday, 21 January 2020

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

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   On this day in history frances E C Willard, NY, founder (Woman's Christian Temperance Union)  

Oct 02   On this day in history hans Thoma, painter  

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   On this day in history leonor de Almeida marquesa de Alorna, Portuguese poet, dies at 88  

Oct 18   French Jozef Kinsoen, Flemish portrait painter, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Oct 21   On this day in history georg von Siemens, founder (Deutsche Bank)  

Oct 30   In the year 1839 alfred Sisley, French impressionist painter  

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   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   In the year 1839 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   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

Dec 07   In the year 1839 redvers H Buller, English general/large landowner: Natal  

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

Dec 18   1st celestial photograph (of Moon) made in US, John Draper, NYC on this day in history.  

Dec 18   Charles-Henri Plantade, composer, dies at 75 in the year 1839.  

Dec 18   On this day in history 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   In the year 1839 birth of john Knowles Paine, Portland Maine, composer  

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of eugenio Maria de Hostos, Puerto Rico, patriot/scholar  

Jan 14   On this day in history birth of emil Bohn, composer  

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

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   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   Joseph A Koch, Aust painter/cartoonist/etcher/illustrator, dies at 70 in the year 1839.  

Jan 19   On this day in history georg Abraham Schneider, composer, dies at 38  

Feb 01   Giuseppe Valadier, Italian architect/archaeologist, dies at 76 in the year 1839.  

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

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