Historical Events In 1840
Tuesday, 13 November 2018
May 07 The birth of Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Russian composer in the year 1840.
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 On this day in history tornado strikes Natchez MS, kills 317
May 08 Alexander Wolcott patents Photographic Process on this day in history.
May 11 On this day in history filippo Capocci, composer
May 13 In the year 1840 alphonse Daudet, writer
May 17 Niccolo Paganini, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.
May 20 York Minster was badly damaged by fire in the year 1840.
May 21 In the year 1840 new Zealand became a British colony
May 21 NZ became a British colony on this day in history.
May 22 The transporting of British convicts to the New South Wales colony is abolished in the year 1840.
May 24 Frederick Walker, painter on this day in history.
May 27 In the year 1840 niccolo Paganini, composer/violinist, dies at 57
May 29 In the year 1840 hans Makart, Austrian painter (Plague in Florenz)
May 30 In the year 1840 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 Thomas Hardy, England, poet/novelist (Far from the Madding Crowd) on this day in history.
Jun 03 In the year 1840 eugeen van Oye, Flemish writer/poet (Morning Twilight)
Jun 06 In the year 1840 john Stainer, composer
Jun 07 Charlotte MAAVCL, princess of Belgium/Emperor of Mexico (1864-67) in the year 1840.
Jun 07 On this day in history frederik Willem III, King of Prussia (1797-1840), dies at 69
Jun 10 The birth of Henry Morton Stanley, US journalist and explorer on this day in history.
Jun 10 Thomas Fentress Toon, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1902 in the year 1840.
Jun 11 Henri Braekeleer, Flemish painter/etser on this day in history.
Jun 12 In the year 1840 meteorite hits Uden, Netherlands
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 On this day in history ernest Debes, German cartographer (Baedeker)
Jun 24 In the year 1840 louis Brassin, composer
Jun 25 Leopold count of Limburg Stirum, Dutch general/politician, dies at 82 on this day in history.
Jun 29 On this day in history lucien Bonaparte, prince of Canino/Musignano, dies at 65
Jul 01 On this day in history robert S Ball, Irish mathematician/astronomer
Jul 04 James McGranahan, composer on this day in history.