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Famous Birthdays In 1840

Wednesday, 08 July 2020

Jan 03 In the year 1840 birth of father Joseph Damien de Veuster, Belgium, helped lepers in Hawaii

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 In the year 1840 birth of austin Dobson, England, poet/critic/biographer

Jan 18 In the year 1840 birth of ernst Rudorff, composer

Jan 21 In the year 1840 birth of sophia Louisa Jex-Blake, pioneer English woman physician

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.

Feb 02 In the year 1840 birth of louis Bourgault-Ducoudray, composer

Feb 05 On this day in history birth of hiram Stevens Maxim, inventor (automatic single-barrel rifle)

Feb 05 In the year 1840 birth of john Boyd Dunlop, Scotland, developer (pneumatic rubber tire)

Feb 11 Sanuel Dana Greene, Lt Cmdr (Union Navy), died in 1884 was born in the year 1840.

Feb 13 Georg Jacobi, composer was born on this day in history.

Feb 22 F August Bebel, German social-democrat was born in the year 1840.

Feb 23 Carl Menger, Austrian economist was born on this day in history.

Feb 25 Alexis Hollander, composer was born in the year 1840.

Feb 25 Otto Liebmann, German philosopher (Climax of Theories) was born on this day in history.

Feb 28 On this day in history birth of henri Duveyrier, French explorer (d. 1892)

Feb 29 In the year 1840 birth of john Philip Holland, father of modern submarine

Feb 29 On this day in history birth of john Philip Holland, Liscannor Ireland, pioneer in submarine building

Mar 05 Constance Fenimore Woolson, NH, writer (Jupiter Lights) was born in the year 1840.

Mar 08 Franco Faccio, Italian composer/conductor was born on this day in history.

Mar 11 Edmund Kirby Jr, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1863 was born on this day in history.

Mar 16 Shibusawa Eiichi, Japanese industrialist (d. 1931) was born on this day in history.

Mar 18 On this day in history birth of william Cosmo Monkhouse, English poet and critic (d. 1901)

Mar 20 On this day in history birth of illarion Pryanishnikov, Russian painter (d. 1894)

Mar 25 On this day in history birth of myles Keogh, U.S. Soldier in U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment & Irish Soldier of Fortune (d. 1876)

Mar 25 Myles Keogh, U.S. Soldier in U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment & Irish Soldier of Fortune (d. 1876) was born in the year 1840.

Mar 26 Carli Zoeller, composer was born in the year 1840.

Mar 26 On this day in history birth of george Smith, London England, assyriologist (cuneiform (script))

Mar 28 In the year 1840 birth of mehemed Emin Pasja, German explorer/governor (Equatoria)

Mar 31 John Herbert Kelly, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864 was born in the year 1840.

Apr 02 In the year 1840 birth of Émile Zola, French novelist and critic (d. 1902)

Apr 11 John Conrad Nordqvist, composer was born in the year 1840.

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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 Johann Friedrich Blumenbach, German anthropologist (b. 1752) died in the year 1840.

Mar 02 Heinrich Olbers, German astronomer (comets & asteroids), dies at 81 in the year 1840.

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

Mar 22 In the year 1840 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 Jean-Jacques Lartigue, Roman catholic bishop of Montreal (b. 1777) died in the year 1840.

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