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Historical Events In 1840

Monday, 19 November 2018

Oct 05   On this day in history fran Gerbic, composer  

Oct 07   Willem I resigns as king of Netherlands in the year 1840.  

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

Oct 08   On this day in history first Hawaiian constitution proclaimed  

Oct 12   On this day in history 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   In the year 1840 auguste Rodin, France, sculptor (Kiss, Thinker)  

Nov 12   The birth of Auguste Rodin, French sculptor on this day in history.  

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] on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history cornelis RT Krayenhoff, fortress architect/cartographer, dies at 82  

Nov 25   Hugo Verriest, Flemish author/poet (Flemish Movement) on this day in history.  

Nov 27   On this day in history aleksei N Apuchtin, Russian poet/friend of Tsjaikovski [OS=11/15]  

Dec 02   Gaetano Donizetti's opera "La Favorita," premieres in Paris on this day in history.  

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

Dec 07   Hermann Goetz, composer on this day in history.  

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   Mehmed N Kemal, Turkish journalist (Vatan) on this day in history.  

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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   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 in the year 1840.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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   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 in the year 1840.  

Mar 28   On this day in history simon-Antoine-Jean Lhuillier, Swiss mathematician, dies at 89  

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

Apr 19   In the year 1840 death of jean-Jacques Lartigue, Roman catholic bishop of Montreal (b. 1777)  

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