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