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Historical Events In 1840

Friday, 24 May 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   On this day in history 1st Hawaiian constitution proclaimed  

Oct 08   On this day in history first Hawaiian constitution proclaimed  

Oct 12   Helena Modjeska, Poland, Shakespearian actress (Juliet)/anti-Russian on this day in history.  

Oct 14   Maronite leader Bashir II surrenders to the British forces and goes into exile in Malta in the year 1840.  

Oct 30   On this day in history 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   On this day in history claude Monet, France, impressionist (Water Lilies)  

Nov 14   The birth of Claude Monet, French painter in the year 1840.  

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

Nov 16   Frederick Scotson Clark, composer on this day in history.  

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

Dec 02   The opera "Die Favoritin" is produced (Paris) in the year 1840.  

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 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   Father Joseph Damien de Veuster, Belgium, helped lepers in Hawaii was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   John Doby Kennedy, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1896 was born in the year 1840.  

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   In the year 1840 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 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   On this day in history death of johann Friedrich Blumenbach, German anthropologist (b. 1752)  

Mar 02   On this day in history heinrich Olbers, German astronomer (comets & asteroids), dies at 81  

Mar 12   In the year 1840 friedrich Westenholz, composer, dies at 61  

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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