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Historical Events In 1840

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

Oct 05   Fran Gerbic, composer on this day in history.  

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   Maronite leader Bashir II surrenders to the British forces and goes into exile in Malta on this day in history.  

Oct 30   In the year 1840 carlotta Patti, Italian soprano  

Nov 12   Auguste Rodin, France, sculptor (Kiss, Thinker) on this day in history.  

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

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

Nov 14   In the year 1840 the birth of Claude Monet, French painter  

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

Nov 16   Frederick Scotson Clark, composer in the year 1840.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 02   On this day in history the opera "Die Favoritin" is produced (Paris)  

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

Dec 21   On this day in history mehmed N Kemal, Turkish journalist (Vatan)  

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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   In the year 1840 birth of john Doby Kennedy, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1896  

Jan 10   On this day in history birth of louis Nazaire Bégin, French Canadian archbishop and cardinal (d. 1925)  

Jan 18   On this day in history birth of austin Dobson, England, poet/critic/biographer  

Jan 18   On this day in history birth of ernst Rudorff, composer  

Jan 21   On this day in history birth of sophia Louisa Jex-Blake, pioneer English woman physician  

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 in the year 1840.  

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 in the year 1840.  

Mar 02   Heinrich Olbers, German astronomer (comets & asteroids), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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