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Historical Events In 1840

Sunday, 24 May 2020

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

Oct 07   Willem I resigns as king of Netherlands on this day in history.  

Oct 08   1st Hawaiian constitution proclaimed in the year 1840.  

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

Oct 12   On this day in history helena Modjeska, Poland, Shakespearian actress (Juliet)/anti-Russian  

Oct 14   On this day in history 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 in the year 1840.  

Nov 14   Claude Monet, France, impressionist (Water Lilies) on this day in history.  

Nov 14   The birth of Claude Monet, French painter on this day in history.  

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

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

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   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   In the year 1840 plague in Dalmatia  

Dec 01   In the year 1840 smallpox in South Africa  

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

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

Dec 07   In the year 1840 hermann Goetz, composer  

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   In the year 1840 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   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   Ernst Rudorff, composer was born in the year 1840.  

Jan 21   Sophia Louisa Jex-Blake, pioneer English woman physician was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1840.  

Famous Deaths In 1840

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 06   In the year 1840 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   On this day in history heinrich Olbers, German astronomer (comets & asteroids), dies at 81  

Mar 12   Friedrich Westenholz, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 28   On this day in history 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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