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Historical Events In 1839

Wednesday, 05 August 2020

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

Sep 21   Jacob Gottfried Weber, German composer, dies at 60 in the year 1839.  

Sep 25   Karl A von Zittel, German geologist/paleontologist (Libya) in the year 1839.  

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   British troops under Gen Charles Napier occupy Beirut on this day in history.  

Oct 11   In the year 1839 leonor de Almeida marquesa de Alorna, Portuguese poet, dies at 88  

Oct 18   French Jozef Kinsoen, Flemish portrait painter, dies at 68 in the year 1839.  

Oct 21   Georg von Siemens, founder (Deutsche Bank) on this day in history.  

Oct 30   Alfred Sisley, French impressionist painter in the year 1839.  

Nov 03   On this day in history 1st opium war-2 British frigates engage several Chinese junks  

Nov 03   First opium war-2 British frigates engage several Chinese junks on this day in history.  

Nov 04   On this day in history the Newport Rising is the last large-scale armed rebellion against authority in mainland Britain.  

Nov 06   On this day in history hayim Rapoport, Rabbi of Ostrowiec/author (Maxim Chayyim), dies  

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   In the year 1839 1st US anti-slavery party, Liberty Party, convenes in NY  

Nov 13   The first US anti-slavery party, Liberty Party, convenes in NY in the year 1839.  

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

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 in the year 1839.  

Nov 25   Stanislaw Duniecki, composer in the year 1839.  

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

Nov 29   In the year 1839 ludwig Anzengruber, Austrian playwright (Der Schandfleck)  

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 in the year 1839.  

Dec 05   The birth of George Armstrong Custer, Killed at the battle of 'The Little Bighorn' on this day in history.  

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

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

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   Carl Humann, German engineer (d. 1896) was born in the year 1839.  

Jan 09   On this day in history 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   Emil Bohn, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 19   In the year 1839 birth of bohumil Pazdirek, composer  

Jan 19   In the year 1839 birth of paul C├ęzanne, French painter (d. 1906)  

Jan 25   In the year 1839 birth of seldon Connor, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1917  

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

Feb 07   In the year 1839 death of karl August Nicander, Swedish poet (b. 1799)  

Feb 15   Chevalier de Lorimier, Quebec notary (b. 1803) died in the year 1839.  

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

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