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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1840

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   In the year 1840 birth of father Joseph Damien de Veuster, Belgium, helped lepers in Hawaii  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 18   Ernst Rudorff, composer was born in the year 1840.  

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

Jan 22   On this day in history birth of ernest Roland Wilberforce, English bishop (d. 1907)  

Jan 23   On this day in history birth of ernst Abbe, Germany, physicist (Carl Zeiss Optics Company)  

Famous Deaths In 1840

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 06   In the year 1840 death of fanny Burney, English novelist and diarist (b. 1752)  

Jan 22   Johann Friedrich Blumenbach, German anthropologist (b. 1752) died on this day in history.  

Mar 02   In the year 1840 heinrich Olbers, German astronomer (comets & asteroids), dies at 81  

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

Mar 22   On this day in history death of Étienne Bobillier, French mathematician (b. 1798)  

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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