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Historical Events In 1839

Tuesday, 23 July 2019

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

Sep 28   In the year 1839 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   British troops under Gen Charles Napier occupy Beirut in the year 1839.  

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   On this day in history alfred Sisley, French impressionist painter  

Nov 03   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history henry Holmes, composer  

Nov 11   The Virginia Military Institute is founded in Lexington, Virginia in the year 1839.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Nov 25   Stanislaw Duniecki, composer on this day in history.  

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

Nov 29   Ludwig Anzengruber, Austrian playwright (Der Schandfleck) on this day in history.  

Dec 03   In the year 1839 frederik VI, king of Denmark (1808-39)/Norway (1803-14), dies at 71  

Dec 05   In the year 1839 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   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   Matthijs I van Bree, Flemish court-painter, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1839.  

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   In the year 1839 birth of carl Humann, German engineer (d. 1896)  

Jan 09   John Knowles Paine, Portland Maine, composer was born in the year 1839.  

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   In the year 1839 birth of bohumil Pazdirek, composer  

Jan 19   On this day in history birth of paul C├ęzanne, French painter (d. 1906)  

Jan 25   On this day in history birth of seldon Connor, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1917  

Feb 01   On this day in history birth of james A Herne, [J Aherne], US playwright (Hearts of Oak)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 19   Georg Abraham Schneider, composer, dies at 38 in the year 1839.  

Feb 01   In the year 1839 giuseppe Valadier, Italian architect/archaeologist, dies at 76  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 04   Ignace Antoine Ladurner, pianist/composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Mar 13   Robert Gallenberg, composer, dies at 55 in the year 1839.  

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

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