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Famous Birthdays In 1840

Tuesday, 22 September 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 on this day in history.

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 In the year 1840 birth of ernst Rudorff, composer

Jan 21 Sophia Louisa Jex-Blake, pioneer English woman physician was born in the year 1840.

Jan 22 On this day in history birth of ernest Roland Wilberforce, English bishop (d. 1907)

Jan 23 On this day in history birth of ernst Abbe, Germany, physicist (Carl Zeiss Optics Company)

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

Feb 05 In the year 1840 birth of hiram Stevens Maxim, inventor (automatic single-barrel rifle)

Feb 05 John Boyd Dunlop, Scotland, developer (pneumatic rubber tire) was born in the year 1840.

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 in the year 1840.

Feb 22 F August Bebel, German social-democrat was born on this day in history.

Feb 23 On this day in history birth of carl Menger, Austrian economist

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

Feb 25 Otto Liebmann, German philosopher (Climax of Theories) was born in the year 1840.

Feb 28 In the year 1840 birth of henri Duveyrier, French explorer (d. 1892)

Feb 29 John Philip Holland, father of modern submarine was born on this day in history.

Feb 29 John Philip Holland, Liscannor Ireland, pioneer in submarine building was born on this day in history.

Mar 05 On this day in history birth of constance Fenimore Woolson, NH, writer (Jupiter Lights)

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 On this day in history birth of shibusawa Eiichi, Japanese industrialist (d. 1931)

Mar 18 In the year 1840 birth of william Cosmo Monkhouse, English poet and critic (d. 1901)

Mar 20 In the year 1840 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 In the year 1840 birth of carli Zoeller, composer

Mar 26 George Smith, London England, assyriologist (cuneiform (script)) was born on this day in history.

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 In the year 1840 birth of john Conrad Nordqvist, composer

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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 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 Étienne Bobillier, French mathematician (b. 1798) died in the year 1840.

Mar 28 In the year 1840 simon-Antoine-Jean Lhuillier, Swiss mathematician, dies at 89

Mar 30 George (Beau) Brummell, Dandy, dies in the year 1840.

Apr 19 Jean-Jacques Lartigue, Roman catholic bishop of Montreal (b. 1777) died on this day in history.

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