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Historical Events In 1840

Friday, 14 August 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   In the year 1840 1st Hawaiian constitution proclaimed  

Oct 08   On this day in history 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   Carlotta Patti, Italian soprano in the year 1840.  

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

Nov 12   On this day in history the birth of Auguste Rodin, French sculptor  

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

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

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

Nov 16   In the year 1840 frederick Scotson Clark, composer  

Nov 21   In the year 1840 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   On this day in history 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   Plague in Dalmatia on this day in history.  

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

Dec 17   Christian Frederik Emil Horneman, composer in the year 1840.  

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   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 in the year 1840.  

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

Jan 18   Ernst Rudorff, composer was born in the year 1840.  

Jan 21   In the year 1840 birth of sophia Louisa Jex-Blake, pioneer English woman physician  

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

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

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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