Advertisements
| Birthdays | Events | Holidays | Inventions

Historical Events In 1840

Friday, 22 November 2019

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

May 07   On this day in history the birth of Peter Tchaikovsky, Russian composer  

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

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

May 08   On this day in history alexander Wolcott patents Photographic Process  

May 11   On this day in history filippo Capocci, composer  

May 13   Alphonse Daudet, writer in the year 1840.  

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   New Zealand became a British colony in the year 1840.  

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

May 29   Hans Makart, Austrian painter (Plague in Florenz) in the year 1840.  

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

Jun 02   The birth of Thomas Hardy, English novelist and poet in the year 1840.  

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   John Stainer, composer in the year 1840.  

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   The birth of Henry Morton Stanley, US journalist and explorer in the year 1840.  

Jun 10   Thomas Fentress Toon, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1902 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jun 20   In the year 1840 samuel Morse patents his telegraph  

Jun 22   Ernest Debes, German cartographer (Baedeker) in the year 1840.  

Jun 24   Louis Brassin, composer in the year 1840.  

Jun 25   Leopold count of Limburg Stirum, Dutch general/politician, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Jun 29   In the year 1840 lucien Bonaparte, prince of Canino/Musignano, dies at 65  

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

Jul 04   On this day in history james McGranahan, composer  

« Previous Page | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | Next Page »

Advertisements

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   On this day in history birth of john Doby Kennedy, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1896  

Jan 10   On this day in history birth of louis Nazaire Bégin, French Canadian archbishop and cardinal (d. 1925)  

Jan 18   Austin Dobson, England, poet/critic/biographer was born on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 22   On this day in history death of johann Friedrich Blumenbach, German anthropologist (b. 1752)  

Mar 02   Heinrich Olbers, German astronomer (comets & asteroids), dies at 81 in the year 1840.  

Mar 12   On this day in history 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   On this day in history death of jean-Jacques Lartigue, Roman catholic bishop of Montreal (b. 1777)  

Popular Searches

Poll

Cast Your Vote

Do you support impeachment of US president Donald Trump?
Yes
No
Don't Know