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Historical Events In 1840

Saturday, 08 May 2021

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   First Hawaiian constitution proclaimed in the year 1840.  

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   In the year 1840 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 on this day in history.  

Nov 14   Claude Monet, France, impressionist (Water Lilies) in the year 1840.  

Nov 14   On this day in history the birth of Claude Monet, French painter  

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

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   In the year 1840 cornelis RT Krayenhoff, fortress architect/cartographer, dies at 82  

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

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

Dec 01   On this day in history plague in Dalmatia  

Dec 01   Smallpox in South Africa in the year 1840.  

Dec 02   On this day in history gaetano Donizetti's opera "La Favorita," premieres in Paris  

Dec 02   In the year 1840 the opera "Die Favoritin" is produced (Paris)  

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

Dec 11   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1840.  

Jan 18   Austin Dobson, England, poet/critic/biographer was born in the year 1840.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1840.  

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   In the year 1840 friedrich Westenholz, composer, dies at 61  

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   In the year 1840 george (Beau) Brummell, Dandy, dies  

Apr 19   Jean-Jacques Lartigue, Roman catholic bishop of Montreal (b. 1777) died on this day in history.  

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