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Historical Events In 1840

Friday, 22 March 2019

May 07   The birth of Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Russian composer on this day in history.  

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

May 07   Tornado strikes Natchez Miss, kills 317 on this day in history.  

May 07   In the year 1840 tornado strikes Natchez MS, kills 317  

May 08   In the year 1840 alexander Wolcott patents Photographic Process  

May 11   Filippo Capocci, composer in the year 1840.  

May 13   In the year 1840 alphonse Daudet, writer  

May 17   Niccolo Paganini, composer, dies at 57 in the year 1840.  

May 20   York Minster was badly damaged by fire on this day in history.  

May 21   New Zealand became a British colony on this day in history.  

May 21   In the year 1840 nZ became a British colony  

May 22   On this day in history the transporting of British convicts to the New South Wales colony is abolished.  

May 24   In the year 1840 frederick Walker, painter  

May 27   On this day in history niccolo Paganini, composer/violinist, dies at 57  

May 29   In the year 1840 hans Makart, Austrian painter (Plague in Florenz)  

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

Jun 02   In the year 1840 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) in the year 1840.  

Jun 06   On this day in history john Stainer, composer  

Jun 07   On this day in history charlotte MAAVCL, princess of Belgium/Emperor of Mexico (1864-67)  

Jun 07   On this day in history 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   Thomas Fentress Toon, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1902 in the year 1840.  

Jun 11   Henri Braekeleer, Flemish painter/etser in the year 1840.  

Jun 12   On this day in history meteorite hits Uden, Netherlands  

Jun 19   John Cockerill, English/Belgian industrial/orangist, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

Jun 20   Samuel Morse patents his telegraph on this day in history.  

Jun 22   Ernest Debes, German cartographer (Baedeker) on this day in history.  

Jun 24   Louis Brassin, composer in the year 1840.  

Jun 25   Leopold count of Limburg Stirum, Dutch general/politician, dies at 82 in the year 1840.  

Jun 29   On this day in history lucien Bonaparte, prince of Canino/Musignano, dies at 65  

Jul 01   In the year 1840 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   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   In the year 1840 birth of louis Nazaire Bégin, French Canadian archbishop and cardinal (d. 1925)  

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   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   In the year 1840 birth of ernst Abbe, Germany, physicist (Carl Zeiss Optics Company)  

Famous Deaths In 1840

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 06   Fanny Burney, English novelist and diarist (b. 1752) died on this day in history.  

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

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

Mar 12   Friedrich Westenholz, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

Mar 22   On this day in history 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   Jean-Jacques Lartigue, Roman catholic bishop of Montreal (b. 1777) died in the year 1840.  

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