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Historical Events In 1840

Tuesday, 20 August 2019

Oct 05   Fran Gerbic, composer in the year 1840.  

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

Oct 08   1st Hawaiian constitution proclaimed on this day in history.  

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

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   Carlotta Patti, Italian soprano on this day in history.  

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

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] in the year 1840.  

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   In the year 1840 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   Gaetano Donizetti's opera "La Favorita," premieres in Paris on this day in history.  

Dec 02   On this day in history 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   In the year 1840 christian Frederik Emil Horneman, composer  

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   Father Joseph Damien de Veuster, Belgium, helped lepers in Hawaii was born in the year 1840.  

Jan 05   John Doby Kennedy, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1896 was born on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Louis Nazaire Bégin, French Canadian archbishop and cardinal (d. 1925) was born on this day in history.  

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   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 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   In the year 1840 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   Friedrich Westenholz, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1840.  

Mar 22   On this day in history 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   On this day in history death of jean-Jacques Lartigue, Roman catholic bishop of Montreal (b. 1777)  

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