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Historical Events In 1839

Sunday, 28 February 2021

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 in the year 1839.  

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

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

Oct 10   In the year 1839 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   Georg von Siemens, founder (Deutsche Bank) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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   In the year 1839 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 in the year 1839.  

Nov 17   Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Oberte Conti Di," premieres in Milan on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history american Statistical Association organizes in Boston  

Nov 29   In the year 1839 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   On this day in history jan Matyas Nepomuk August Vitasek, composer, dies at 69  

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

Dec 15   In the year 1839 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   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   In the year 1839 birth of john Knowles Paine, Portland Maine, composer  

Jan 11   Eugenio Maria de Hostos, Puerto Rico, patriot/scholar was born on this day in history.  

Jan 14   In the year 1839 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   On this day in history 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   Joseph A Koch, Aust painter/cartoonist/etcher/illustrator, dies at 70 in the year 1839.  

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

Feb 01   Giuseppe Valadier, Italian architect/archaeologist, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history robert Gallenberg, composer, dies at 55  

Mar 29   Bernardus JC Dibbets, Dutch baron/gen-major (Maastricht), dies at 56 in the year 1839.  

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