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Historical Events In 1840

Friday, 30 September 2022

Oct 05   On this day in history fran Gerbic, composer  

Oct 07   In the year 1840 willem I resigns as king of Netherlands  

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

Oct 08   In the year 1840 first Hawaiian constitution proclaimed  

Oct 12   In the year 1840 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   On this day in history carlotta Patti, Italian soprano  

Nov 12   In the year 1840 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 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 24   Cornelis RT Krayenhoff, fortress architect/cartographer, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

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

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

Dec 01   On this day in history plague in Dalmatia  

Dec 01   On this day in history smallpox in South Africa  

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

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

Dec 07   On this day in history hermann Goetz, composer  

Dec 11   In the year 1840 kemal Bey, Turkey, poet/author (Fatherland-1872)  

Dec 17   Christian Frederik Emil Horneman, composer on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1840 birth of father Joseph Damien de Veuster, Belgium, helped lepers in Hawaii  

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

Jan 10   In the year 1840 birth of louis Nazaire Bégin, French Canadian archbishop and cardinal (d. 1925)  

Jan 18   In the year 1840 birth of austin Dobson, England, poet/critic/biographer  

Jan 18   In the year 1840 birth of ernst Rudorff, composer  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 12   Friedrich Westenholz, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1840.  

Mar 22   Étienne Bobillier, French mathematician (b. 1798) died on this day in history.  

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

Mar 30   George (Beau) Brummell, Dandy, dies on this day in history.  

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

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