Historical Events In 1840
Tuesday, 12 November 2019
Jul 04 On this day in history the Cunard Line's 700 ton wooden paddle steamer RMS Britannia departs from Liverpool bound for Halifax, Nova Scotia on the first transatlantic crossing with a scheduled end.
Jul 06 Christian Hebbel's "Judith," premieres in Berlin in the year 1840.
Jul 12 In the year 1840 abraham Goldfaden, Eastern European Yiddish dramatist
Jul 15 In the year 1840 england, Russia, Austria & Prussia signs Quadruple Alliance
Jul 22 In the year 1840 josef Jawurek, composer, dies at 83
Jul 23 In the year 1840 frantisek Max Knize, composer, dies at 55
Jul 23 On this day in history union Act passed by British Parliament, uniting Upper & Lower Canada
Jul 25 On this day in history flora Adams Darling, founded Daughters of American Revolution
Jul 27 On this day in history ranald Slidell Mackenzie, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
Aug 01 Aldine Sillman Kieffer, composer on this day in history.
Aug 01 Labourer slaves in most of the British Empire are emancipated in the year 1840.
Aug 10 The 'Star of the East' first known balloon to fly in Canada in the year 1840.
Aug 13 Giovanni Verga, Italian writer (Eros) in the year 1840.
Aug 14 Baron Richard Freiherr von Krafft-Ebing, psychiatrist on this day in history.
Aug 17 On this day in history wilfrid Scawen Blunt, England, writer (Irish Land League)
Aug 18 On this day in history antony CW Staring, Dutch patriot/poet (Jaromir), dies at 73
Aug 18 Organization of American Society of Dental Surgeons founded (NY) on this day in history.
Aug 24 On this day in history joseph Waast Aubert Nonot, composer, dies at 89
Aug 25 In the year 1840 k L Immermann, writer, dies at 44
Aug 27 In the year 1840 william Kneass, 3rd US chief engraver (1824-40), dies in office
Aug 28 In the year 1840 9 Jewish prisoners are released from Damascus jails
Aug 28 In the year 1840 ira D Sankey, US evangelist/composer/singer (Gospel hymns)
Sep 03 Jacob Fabricius, composer in the year 1840.
Sep 08 On this day in history john H van de Palm, theologist/literature/speaker, dies at 77
Sep 09 In the year 1840 gentil T Antheunis, Flemish poet/music/composer
Sep 12 On this day in history composer Robert Schumann marries Clara Wieck
Sep 14 In the year 1840 george Elbridge Whiting, composer
Sep 15 On this day in history franz Xaver Pechacek, composer, dies at 47
Sep 21 On this day in history murad V, sultan of Turkey (1876)
Sep 25 In the year 1840 jacques-Etienne-Joseph-Alexandre Macdonald, Duc de Tarente, soldier
Sep 27 Alfred Thayer Mahan, US, naval officer (Influence of Sea Power) in the year 1840.
Sep 28 Alexander Swift "Sandie" Pendleton, Lt-Col (Confederate Army) in the year 1840.
Sep 30 Johan Severin Svendsen, composer in the year 1840.
Oct 04 In the year 1840 charles Ferdinand Lenepveu, composer