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Historical Events In 1840

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

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

Oct 07   In the year 1840 willem I resigns as king of Netherlands  

Oct 08   On this day in history 1st Hawaiian constitution proclaimed  

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

Oct 12   Helena Modjeska, Poland, Shakespearian actress (Juliet)/anti-Russian in the year 1840.  

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

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   The birth of Auguste Rodin, French sculptor on this day in history.  

Nov 14   On this day in history claude Monet, France, impressionist (Water Lilies)  

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   Frederick Scotson Clark, composer in the year 1840.  

Nov 21   Victoria, Empress of Germany/Queen of Prussia on this day in history.  

Nov 24   Cornelis RT Krayenhoff, fortress architect/cartographer, dies at 82 in the year 1840.  

Nov 25   In the year 1840 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 02   On this day in history 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   In the year 1840 hermann Goetz, composer  

Dec 11   In the year 1840 kemal Bey, Turkey, poet/author (Fatherland-1872)  

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

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   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   On this day in history birth of louis Nazaire Bégin, French Canadian archbishop and cardinal (d. 1925)  

Jan 18   Austin Dobson, England, poet/critic/biographer was born in the year 1840.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 23   In the year 1840 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   On this day in history friedrich Westenholz, composer, dies at 61  

Mar 22   On this day in history death of Étienne Bobillier, French mathematician (b. 1798)  

Mar 28   On this day in history 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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