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Historical Events In 1840

Saturday, 10 April 2021

May 07   In the year 1840 the birth of Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Russian composer  

May 07   In the year 1840 the birth of Peter Tchaikovsky, Russian composer  

May 07   On this day in history tornado strikes Natchez Miss, kills 317  

May 07   Tornado strikes Natchez MS, kills 317 in the year 1840.  

May 08   In the year 1840 alexander Wolcott patents Photographic Process  

May 11   On this day in history filippo Capocci, composer  

May 13   In the year 1840 alphonse Daudet, writer  

May 17   On this day in history niccolo Paganini, composer, dies at 57  

May 20   On this day in history york Minster was badly damaged by fire  

May 21   On this day in history new Zealand became a British colony  

May 21   On this day in history nZ became a British colony  

May 22   The transporting of British convicts to the New South Wales colony is abolished in the year 1840.  

May 24   Frederick Walker, painter in the year 1840.  

May 27   Niccolo Paganini, composer/violinist, dies at 57 in the year 1840.  

May 29   Hans Makart, Austrian painter (Plague in Florenz) on this day in history.  

May 30   On this day in history dominique J de Eerens, gov-gen of Dutch-Indies, dies at 59  

Jun 02   On this day in history the birth of Thomas Hardy, English novelist and poet  

Jun 02   In the year 1840 thomas Hardy, England, poet/novelist (Far from the Madding Crowd)  

Jun 03   Eugeen van Oye, Flemish writer/poet (Morning Twilight) on this day in history.  

Jun 06   In the year 1840 john Stainer, composer  

Jun 07   Charlotte MAAVCL, princess of Belgium/Emperor of Mexico (1864-67) on this day in history.  

Jun 07   In the year 1840 frederik Willem III, King of Prussia (1797-1840), dies at 69  

Jun 10   In the year 1840 the birth of Henry Morton Stanley, US journalist and explorer  

Jun 10   On this day in history thomas Fentress Toon, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1902  

Jun 11   Henri Braekeleer, Flemish painter/etser on this day in history.  

Jun 12   Meteorite hits Uden, Netherlands on this day in history.  

Jun 19   On this day in history john Cockerill, English/Belgian industrial/orangist, dies at 50  

Jun 20   Samuel Morse patents his telegraph in the year 1840.  

Jun 22   In the year 1840 ernest Debes, German cartographer (Baedeker)  

Jun 24   On this day in history louis Brassin, composer  

Jun 25   On this day in history leopold count of Limburg Stirum, Dutch general/politician, dies at 82  

Jun 29   Lucien Bonaparte, prince of Canino/Musignano, dies at 65 in the year 1840.  

Jul 01   Robert S Ball, Irish mathematician/astronomer on this day in history.  

Jul 04   On this day in history james McGranahan, 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 in the year 1840.  

Jan 05   John Doby Kennedy, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1896 was born on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Louis Nazaire Bégin, French Canadian archbishop and cardinal (d. 1925) was born in the year 1840.  

Jan 18   Austin Dobson, England, poet/critic/biographer was born in the year 1840.  

Jan 18   On this day in history birth of ernst Rudorff, composer  

Jan 21   Sophia Louisa Jex-Blake, pioneer English woman physician was born on this day in history.  

Jan 22   Ernest Roland Wilberforce, English bishop (d. 1907) was born in the year 1840.  

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   Fanny Burney, English novelist and diarist (b. 1752) died in the year 1840.  

Jan 22   In the year 1840 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   Friedrich Westenholz, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1840.  

Mar 22   In the year 1840 death of Étienne Bobillier, French mathematician (b. 1798)  

Mar 28   In the year 1840 simon-Antoine-Jean Lhuillier, Swiss mathematician, dies at 89  

Mar 30   In the year 1840 george (Beau) Brummell, Dandy, dies  

Apr 19   On this day in history death of jean-Jacques Lartigue, Roman catholic bishop of Montreal (b. 1777)  

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