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Historical Events In 1840

Wednesday, 19 January 2022

Oct 05   In the year 1840 fran Gerbic, composer  

Oct 07   On this day in history willem I resigns as king of Netherlands  

Oct 08   1st Hawaiian constitution proclaimed in the year 1840.  

Oct 08   In the year 1840 first Hawaiian constitution proclaimed  

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

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

Oct 30   In the year 1840 carlotta Patti, Italian soprano  

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

Nov 12   The birth of Auguste Rodin, French sculptor in the year 1840.  

Nov 14   On this day in history claude Monet, France, impressionist (Water Lilies)  

Nov 14   The birth of Claude Monet, French painter in the year 1840.  

Nov 15   Aleksei N Apuchtin, Russian poet/friend of Tsjaikovski [NS=11/27] on this day in history.  

Nov 16   On this day in history frederick Scotson Clark, composer  

Nov 21   On this day in history victoria, Empress of Germany/Queen of Prussia  

Nov 24   Cornelis RT Krayenhoff, fortress architect/cartographer, dies at 82 in the year 1840.  

Nov 25   In the year 1840 hugo Verriest, Flemish author/poet (Flemish Movement)  

Nov 27   Aleksei N Apuchtin, Russian poet/friend of Tsjaikovski [OS=11/15] on this day in history.  

Dec 01   Plague in Dalmatia on this day in history.  

Dec 01   Smallpox in South Africa in the year 1840.  

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

Dec 02   The opera "Die Favoritin" is produced (Paris) in the year 1840.  

Dec 07   Hermann Goetz, composer on this day in history.  

Dec 11   Kemal Bey, Turkey, poet/author (Fatherland-1872) in the year 1840.  

Dec 17   On this day in history christian Frederik Emil Horneman, composer  

Dec 21   In the year 1840 mehmed N Kemal, Turkish journalist (Vatan)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1840

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   In the year 1840 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 on this day in history.  

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   Sophia Louisa Jex-Blake, pioneer English woman physician was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1840

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 06   In the year 1840 death of fanny Burney, English novelist and diarist (b. 1752)  

Jan 22   In the year 1840 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   Friedrich Westenholz, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1840.  

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

Mar 28   In the year 1840 simon-Antoine-Jean Lhuillier, Swiss mathematician, dies at 89  

Mar 30   George (Beau) Brummell, Dandy, dies in the year 1840.  

Apr 19   Jean-Jacques Lartigue, Roman catholic bishop of Montreal (b. 1777) died in the year 1840.  

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