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Historical Events In 1839

Tuesday, 21 May 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 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   In the year 1839 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   Leonor de Almeida marquesa de Alorna, Portuguese poet, dies at 88 in the year 1839.  

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

Oct 21   On this day in history georg von Siemens, founder (Deutsche Bank)  

Oct 30   Alfred Sisley, French impressionist painter on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1839.  

Nov 06   In the year 1839 hayim Rapoport, Rabbi of Ostrowiec/author (Maxim Chayyim), dies  

Nov 07   In the year 1839 henry Holmes, composer  

Nov 11   On this day in history the Virginia Military Institute is founded in Lexington, Virginia.  

Nov 13   On this day in history 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   In the year 1839 giuseppe Verdi's opera "Oberte Conti Di," premieres in Milan  

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

Nov 25   On this day in history 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   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) in the year 1839.  

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 05   The birth of George Armstrong Custer, Killed at the battle of 'The Little Bighorn' in the year 1839.  

Dec 07   In the year 1839 jan Matyas Nepomuk August Vitasek, composer, dies at 69  

Dec 07   On this day in history redvers H Buller, English general/large landowner: Natal  

Dec 15   In the year 1839 matthijs I van Bree, Flemish court-painter, dies at 66  

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

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

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

Mar 13   In the year 1839 robert Gallenberg, composer, dies at 55  

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

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