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Historical Events In 1840

Wednesday, 21 November 2018

Jan 01   1st recorded bowling match in US, Knickerbocker Alleys, NYC on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1840 1st deep sea sounding  

Jan 03   On this day in history father Joseph Damien de Veuster, Belgium, helped lepers in Hawaii  

Jan 03   The first deep sea sounding is recorded in the year 1840.  

Jan 05   In the year 1840 john Doby Kennedy, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1896  

Jan 05   Records show 95,820 licensed public houses in England on this date in the year 1840.  

Jan 10   In the year 1840 penny Post mail system is starts  

Jan 10   Penny Post mail system started on this day in history.  

Jan 13   In the year 1840 the steamship Lexington burns and sinks four miles off the coast of Long Island with the loss of 139 lives.  

Jan 18   In the year 1840 austin Dobson, England, poet/critic/biographer  

Jan 18   In the year 1840 electro-Magnetic Intelligencer, 1st US electrical journal, appears  

Jan 18   On this day in history electro-Magnetic Intelligencer, first US electrical journal, appears  

Jan 19   On this day in history antarctica discovered, Charles Wilkes expedition (US claim)  

Jan 19   On this day in history lT Charles Wilkes, USN is first American to discover Antarctic coast  

Jan 20   Dumont D'Urville discovers Adélie Land, Antarctica in the year 1840.  

Jan 20   In the year 1840 dumont D'Urville discovers Adélie Land, Antarctica  

Jan 20   In the year 1840 dutch King Willem II crowned  

Jan 21   Sophia Louisa Jex-Blake, pioneer English woman physician in the year 1840.  

Jan 22   In the year 1840 british colonists reach New Zealand.  

Jan 22   In the year 1840 the first British colonists arrive at Port Nicholson, New Zealand.  

Jan 23   Ernst Abbe, Germany, physicist (Carl Zeiss Optics Company) in the year 1840.  

Feb 01   Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, 1st in US, incorporated in the year 1840.  

Feb 01   On this day in history the first U.S. college of Dentistry is chartered in Baltimore, MD.  

Feb 02   Louis Bourgault-Ducoudray, composer in the year 1840.  

Feb 05   Hiram Stevens Maxim, inventor (automatic single-barrel rifle) in the year 1840.  

Feb 05   The birth of John Dunlop, Scottish inventor of pneumatic bicycle tire on this day in history.  

Feb 06   In the year 1840 waitangi Day; treaty signed between Britain & Maoris of New Zealand  

Feb 06   In the year 1840 waitangi Day; treaty signed between Britain & Maoris of NZ  

Feb 10   On this day in history british queen Victoria marries her cousin Albert von Saksen-Coburg  

Feb 10   Queen Victoria of England marries Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha in the year 1840.  

Feb 11   In the year 1840 gaetano Donizetti's Opera "La Fille du Regiment," premieres in Paris  

Feb 11   Sanuel Dana Greene, Lt Cmdr (Union Navy), died in 1884 on this day in history.  

Feb 12   On this day in history housatonic Railroad opens  

Feb 13   In the year 1840 georg Jacobi, composer  

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Famous Birthdays In 1840

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   Father Joseph Damien de Veuster, Belgium, helped lepers in Hawaii was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1840 birth of john Doby Kennedy, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1896  

Jan 10   On this day in history birth of louis Nazaire Bégin, French Canadian archbishop and cardinal (d. 1925)  

Jan 18   On this day in history birth of austin Dobson, England, poet/critic/biographer  

Jan 18   In the year 1840 birth of ernst Rudorff, composer  

Jan 21   In the year 1840 birth of sophia Louisa Jex-Blake, pioneer English woman physician  

Jan 22   In the year 1840 birth of ernest Roland Wilberforce, English bishop (d. 1907)  

Jan 23   Ernst Abbe, Germany, physicist (Carl Zeiss Optics Company) was born in the year 1840.  

Famous Deaths In 1840

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 06   On this day in history death of fanny Burney, English novelist and diarist (b. 1752)  

Jan 22   On this day in history death of johann Friedrich Blumenbach, German anthropologist (b. 1752)  

Mar 02   On this day in history heinrich Olbers, German astronomer (comets & asteroids), dies at 81  

Mar 12   In the year 1840 friedrich Westenholz, composer, dies at 61  

Mar 22   Étienne Bobillier, French mathematician (b. 1798) died on this day in history.  

Mar 28   On this day in history simon-Antoine-Jean Lhuillier, Swiss mathematician, dies at 89  

Mar 30   George (Beau) Brummell, Dandy, dies in the year 1840.  

Apr 19   Jean-Jacques Lartigue, Roman catholic bishop of Montreal (b. 1777) died in the year 1840.  

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