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Famous Birthdays In 1840

Wednesday, 19 January 2022

Aug 28 Alexander Cameron Sim, Scottish merchant (d. 1900) was born on this day in history.

Aug 28 On this day in history birth of ira D Sankey, US evangelist/composer/singer (Gospel hymns)

Sep 03 Jacob Fabricius, composer was born in the year 1840.

Sep 09 On this day in history birth of gentil T Antheunis, Flemish poet/music/composer

Sep 14 On this day in history birth of george Elbridge Whiting, composer

Sep 21 In the year 1840 birth of murad V, sultan of Turkey (1876)

Sep 26 On this day in history birth of louis-Olivier Taillon, French Canadian politician (d. 1923)

Sep 27 Alfred Thayer Mahan, US, naval officer (Influence of Sea Power) was born in the year 1840.

Sep 27 Thomas Nast, political cartoonist of late 1800s America was born in the year 1840.

Sep 28 Alexander Swift "Sandie" Pendleton, Lt-Col (Confederate Army) was born in the year 1840.

Sep 28 In the year 1840 birth of rudolf Baumbach, Thuringia [Germany], writer of student drinking songs

Sep 30 Johan Severin Svendsen, composer was born on this day in history.

Oct 04 Charles Ferdinand Lenepveu, composer was born on this day in history.

Oct 05 In the year 1840 birth of fran Gerbic, composer

Oct 05 John Addington Symonds, Brit historian/writer (Probs in Greek Ethics) was born in the year 1840.

Oct 09 In the year 1840 birth of simeon Solomon, British artist (d. 1905)

Oct 12 Helena Modjeska, Poland, Shakespearian actress (Juliet)/anti-Russian was born on this day in history.

Oct 15 Honoré Mercier, politician and premier of Quebec (d. 1894) was born in the year 1840.

Oct 16 Kuroda Kiyotaka, Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1900) was born in the year 1840.

Oct 30 In the year 1840 birth of carlotta Patti, Italian soprano

Oct 30 In the year 1840 birth of william G Sumner, US sociologist/political analyst

Nov 09 On this day in history birth of joseph-Adolphe Chapleau, French Canadian lawyer (d. 1898)

Nov 12 Auguste Rodin, France, sculptor (Kiss, Thinker) was born on this day in history.

Nov 14 Claude Monet, France, impressionist (Water Lilies) was born on this day in history.

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

Nov 16 On this day in history birth of frederick Scotson Clark, composer

Nov 21 Victoria, Empress of Germany/Queen of Prussia was born in the year 1840.

Nov 25 Hugo Verriest, Flemish author/poet (Flemish Movement) was born in the year 1840.

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

Nov 30 In the year 1840 birth of henry Birks, Canadian businessman (d. 1928)

Dec 04 In the year 1840 birth of crazy Horse, Oglala Sioux chief (d. 1877)

Dec 07 On this day in history birth of hermann Goetz, composer

Dec 11 Kemal Bey, Turkey, poet/author (Fatherland-1872) was born in the year 1840.

Dec 17 Christian Frederik Emil Horneman, 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 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 On this day in history friedrich Westenholz, composer, dies at 61

Mar 22 √Čtienne Bobillier, French mathematician (b. 1798) died on this day in history.

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

Mar 30 George (Beau) Brummell, Dandy, dies on this day in history.

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

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