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Historical Events In 1840

Friday, 24 January 2020

Oct 05   On this day in history fran Gerbic, composer  

Oct 07   Willem I resigns as king of Netherlands in the year 1840.  

Oct 08   1st Hawaiian constitution proclaimed on this day in history.  

Oct 08   On this day in history first Hawaiian constitution proclaimed  

Oct 12   On this day in history helena Modjeska, Poland, Shakespearian actress (Juliet)/anti-Russian  

Oct 14   In the year 1840 maronite leader Bashir II surrenders to the British forces and goes into exile in Malta.  

Oct 30   Carlotta Patti, Italian soprano on this day in history.  

Nov 12   On this day in history auguste Rodin, France, sculptor (Kiss, Thinker)  

Nov 12   The birth of Auguste Rodin, French sculptor on this day in history.  

Nov 14   In the year 1840 claude Monet, France, impressionist (Water Lilies)  

Nov 14   The birth of Claude Monet, French painter on this day in history.  

Nov 15   Aleksei N Apuchtin, Russian poet/friend of Tsjaikovski [NS=11/27] in the year 1840.  

Nov 16   Frederick Scotson Clark, composer on this day in history.  

Nov 21   Victoria, Empress of Germany/Queen of Prussia in the year 1840.  

Nov 24   On this day in history cornelis RT Krayenhoff, fortress architect/cartographer, dies at 82  

Nov 25   Hugo Verriest, Flemish author/poet (Flemish Movement) on this day in history.  

Nov 27   In the year 1840 aleksei N Apuchtin, Russian poet/friend of Tsjaikovski [OS=11/15]  

Dec 02   Gaetano Donizetti's opera "La Favorita," premieres in Paris in the year 1840.  

Dec 02   The opera "Die Favoritin" is produced (Paris) on this day in history.  

Dec 07   Hermann Goetz, composer in the year 1840.  

Dec 11   On this day in history kemal Bey, Turkey, poet/author (Fatherland-1872)  

Dec 17   In the year 1840 christian Frederik Emil Horneman, composer  

Dec 21   Mehmed N Kemal, Turkish journalist (Vatan) in the year 1840.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   John Doby Kennedy, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1896 was born in the year 1840.  

Jan 10   Louis Nazaire Bégin, French Canadian archbishop and cardinal (d. 1925) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 23   On this day in history birth of ernst Abbe, Germany, physicist (Carl Zeiss Optics Company)  

Famous Deaths In 1840

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 06   On this day in history death of fanny Burney, English novelist and diarist (b. 1752)  

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

Mar 02   In the year 1840 heinrich Olbers, German astronomer (comets & asteroids), dies at 81  

Mar 12   On this day in history friedrich Westenholz, composer, dies at 61  

Mar 22   In the year 1840 death of Étienne Bobillier, French mathematician (b. 1798)  

Mar 28   Simon-Antoine-Jean Lhuillier, Swiss mathematician, dies at 89 on this day in history.  

Mar 30   On this day in history george (Beau) Brummell, Dandy, dies  

Apr 19   In the year 1840 death of jean-Jacques Lartigue, Roman catholic bishop of Montreal (b. 1777)  

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