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Historical Events In 1840

Sunday, 28 February 2021

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 in the year 1840.  

Oct 08   First Hawaiian constitution proclaimed on this day in history.  

Oct 12   In the year 1840 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   Auguste Rodin, France, sculptor (Kiss, Thinker) in the year 1840.  

Nov 12   In the year 1840 the birth of Auguste Rodin, French sculptor  

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

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

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

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

Nov 21   In the year 1840 victoria, Empress of Germany/Queen of Prussia  

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

Nov 25   On this day in history 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   On this day in history plague in Dalmatia  

Dec 01   Smallpox in South Africa in the year 1840.  

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

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

Dec 07   In the year 1840 hermann Goetz, composer  

Dec 11   On this day in history kemal Bey, Turkey, poet/author (Fatherland-1872)  

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1840 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   On this day in history birth of ernst Abbe, Germany, physicist (Carl Zeiss Optics Company)  

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Mar 22   In the year 1840 death of Étienne Bobillier, French mathematician (b. 1798)  

Mar 28   Simon-Antoine-Jean Lhuillier, Swiss mathematician, dies at 89 in the year 1840.  

Mar 30   In the year 1840 george (Beau) Brummell, Dandy, dies  

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

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