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Historical Events In 1839

Sunday, 31 May 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 on this day in history.  

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   Hans Thoma, painter in the year 1839.  

Oct 02   On this day in history 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   Leonor de Almeida marquesa de Alorna, Portuguese poet, dies at 88 in the year 1839.  

Oct 18   On this day in history french Jozef Kinsoen, Flemish portrait painter, dies at 68  

Oct 21   In the year 1839 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   In the year 1839 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   On this day in history hayim Rapoport, Rabbi of Ostrowiec/author (Maxim Chayyim), dies  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 18   In the year 1839 august A Kundt, German physicist (sound vibration, test of Kundt)  

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   On this day in history stanislaw Duniecki, composer  

Nov 27   American Statistical Association organizes in Boston on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1839.  

Dec 05   On this day in history george Armstrong Custer, Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1876  

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

Dec 07   In the year 1839 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   Matthijs I van Bree, Flemish court-painter, dies at 66 in the year 1839.  

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 on this day in history.  

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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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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