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Historical Events In 1839

Friday, 22 November 2019

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Oct 02   New Zealand comes under jurisdiction of the Governor of New South Wales in the year 1839.  

Oct 10   British troops under Gen Charles Napier occupy Beirut in the year 1839.  

Oct 11   In the year 1839 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 on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Nov 07   Henry Holmes, composer on this day in history.  

Nov 11   The Virginia Military Institute is founded in Lexington, Virginia on this day in history.  

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 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) in the year 1839.  

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   On this day in history stanislaw Duniecki, composer  

Nov 27   American Statistical Association organizes in Boston in the year 1839.  

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 in the year 1839.  

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

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 in the year 1839.  

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 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1839

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of carl Humann, German engineer (d. 1896)  

Jan 09   On this day in history 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   Emil Bohn, composer was born in the year 1839.  

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

Jan 19   Paul C├ęzanne, French painter (d. 1906) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history death of karl August Nicander, Swedish poet (b. 1799)  

Feb 15   On this day in history death of chevalier de Lorimier, Quebec notary (b. 1803)  

Mar 04   In the year 1839 ignace Antoine Ladurner, pianist/composer, dies at 72  

Mar 13   Robert Gallenberg, composer, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

Mar 29   On this day in history bernardus JC Dibbets, Dutch baron/gen-major (Maastricht), dies at 56  

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