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Historical Events In 1840

Saturday, 21 September 2019

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

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

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

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

May 08   Alexander Wolcott patents Photographic Process on this day in history.  

May 11   On this day in history filippo Capocci, composer  

May 13   On this day in history alphonse Daudet, writer  

May 17   In the year 1840 niccolo Paganini, composer, dies at 57  

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

May 21   New Zealand became a British colony in the year 1840.  

May 21   In the year 1840 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   In the year 1840 niccolo Paganini, composer/violinist, dies at 57  

May 29   On this day in history hans Makart, Austrian painter (Plague in Florenz)  

May 30   Dominique J de Eerens, gov-gen of Dutch-Indies, dies at 59 in the year 1840.  

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

Jun 06   On this day in history john Stainer, composer  

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

Jun 07   Frederik Willem III, King of Prussia (1797-1840), dies at 69 in the year 1840.  

Jun 10   On this day in history 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   On this day in history henri Braekeleer, Flemish painter/etser  

Jun 12   Meteorite hits Uden, Netherlands in the year 1840.  

Jun 19   John Cockerill, English/Belgian industrial/orangist, dies at 50 in the year 1840.  

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

Jun 22   On this day in history ernest Debes, German cartographer (Baedeker)  

Jun 24   Louis Brassin, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

Jul 01   Robert S Ball, Irish mathematician/astronomer in the year 1840.  

Jul 04   In the year 1840 james McGranahan, composer  

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Famous Birthdays In 1840

Famous People Born In This Year In History

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 21   On this day in history birth of sophia Louisa Jex-Blake, pioneer English woman physician  

Jan 22   Ernest Roland Wilberforce, English bishop (d. 1907) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 02   Heinrich Olbers, German astronomer (comets & asteroids), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 22   Étienne Bobillier, French mathematician (b. 1798) died in the year 1840.  

Mar 28   Simon-Antoine-Jean Lhuillier, Swiss mathematician, dies at 89 in the year 1840.  

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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