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Historical Events In 1840

Monday, 22 July 2019

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

May 07   The birth of Peter Tchaikovsky, Russian composer in the year 1840.  

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

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

May 08   In the year 1840 alexander Wolcott patents Photographic Process  

May 11   Filippo Capocci, composer on this day in history.  

May 13   In the year 1840 alphonse Daudet, writer  

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

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history frederick Walker, painter  

May 27   Niccolo Paganini, composer/violinist, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jun 02   The birth of Thomas Hardy, English novelist and poet on this day in history.  

Jun 02   In the year 1840 thomas Hardy, England, poet/novelist (Far from the Madding Crowd)  

Jun 03   In the year 1840 eugeen van Oye, Flemish writer/poet (Morning Twilight)  

Jun 06   John Stainer, composer in the year 1840.  

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

Jun 07   Frederik Willem III, King of Prussia (1797-1840), dies at 69 on this day in history.  

Jun 10   On this day in history the birth of Henry Morton Stanley, US journalist and explorer  

Jun 10   In the year 1840 thomas Fentress Toon, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1902  

Jun 11   In the year 1840 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 on this day in history.  

Jun 20   On this day in history samuel Morse patents his telegraph  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 04   On this day in history james McGranahan, composer  

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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 in the year 1840.  

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 in the year 1840.  

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

Jan 21   Sophia Louisa Jex-Blake, pioneer English woman physician was born in the year 1840.  

Jan 22   In the year 1840 birth of ernest Roland Wilberforce, English bishop (d. 1907)  

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 in the year 1840.  

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

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

Mar 28   On this day in history 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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