Historical Events In 1839
Saturday, 08 May 2021
Jul 10 On this day in history fernando Joseph Maria Sor, composer, dies at 61
Jul 12 Christian Traugott Tag, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.
Jul 14 In the year 1839 edward Sydney Smith, composer
Jul 15 Winthrop Mackworth Praed, politician/poet, dies in the year 1839.
Jul 16 Philipus J Hoedemaker, Dutch theologist on this day in history.
Jul 17 Friedrich Gernsheim, composer in the year 1839.
Jul 27 Chartist riots break out in Birmingham England in the year 1839.
Jul 30 In the year 1839 slave rebels, take over slaver Amistad
Aug 04 On this day in history walter Pater, London England, writer (Plato & Platoism)
Aug 08 On this day in history beta Theta Pi is founded in Oxford, Ohio.
Aug 08 Nelson Appleton Miles, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1925 on this day in history.
Aug 15 Hugh Archibald Clarke, composer in the year 1839.
Aug 17 Hubert Platt Main, composer on this day in history.
Aug 19 On this day in history details of Louis Daguerre's 1st practical photographic process are released in Paris
Aug 19 Oskar Brefeld, German botanist on this day in history.
Aug 23 British capture Hong Kong from China on this day in history.
Aug 23 In the year 1839 charles Philippe Lafont, composer, dies at 57
Aug 23 Hong Kong is taken by British in war with China on this day in history.
Aug 24 In the year 1839 eduard Napravnik, composer
Aug 26 In the year 1839 the ship Amistad is captured off Long Island.
Aug 27 In the year 1839 emory Upton, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1881
Sep 02 In the year 1839 henry George, land reformer/writer (Progress & Poverty)
Sep 02 Salon of Varietes opens in Amsterdam on this day in history.
Sep 05 The First Opium War begins in China in the year 1839.
Sep 06 On this day in history cherokee Nation forms
Sep 06 In the year 1839 great fire in NY
Sep 09 In the year 1839 john Herschel takes 1st glass plate photograph
Sep 09 John Herschel takes the 1st glass plate photograph on this day in history.
Sep 10 In the year 1839 isaac Kauffman Funk, US, publisher (Funk & Wagnalls)
Sep 10 Pieter Fontijn, Dutch painter, dies at 66 in the year 1839.
Sep 11 In the year 1839 1st Canadian track & field meet held (Caer Howell Grounds)
Sep 17 On this day in history ethel Mary Dell, [Mrs G T Savage], romantic novelist, dies
Sep 19 In the year 1839 the birth of George Cadbury, English founder of 'Cadburys' chocolates
Sep 20 On this day in history 1st railroad in Netherland opens (Amsterdam-Haarlem)