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Historical Events In 1840

Tuesday, 05 July 2022

Jan 01   In the year 1840 1st recorded bowling match in US, Knickerbocker Alleys, NYC  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   On this day in history 1st deep sea sounding  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   On this day in history father Joseph Damien de Veuster, Belgium, helped lepers in Hawaii  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   In the year 1840 the first deep sea sounding is recorded  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   John Doby Kennedy, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1896 in the year 1840.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   On this day in history records show 95,820 licensed public houses in England on this date  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 10   On this day in history penny Post mail system is starts  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 10   On this day in history penny Post mail system started  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 13   The steamship Lexington burns and sinks four miles off the coast of Long Island with the loss of 139 lives on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 18   Austin Dobson, England, poet/critic/biographer in the year 1840.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 18   In the year 1840 electro-Magnetic Intelligencer, 1st US electrical journal, appears  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 18   Electro-Magnetic Intelligencer, first US electrical journal, appears on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 19   Antarctica discovered, Charles Wilkes expedition (US claim) in the year 1840.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 19   LT Charles Wilkes, USN is first American to discover Antarctic coast in the year 1840.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 20   Dumont D'Urville discovers Adélie Land, Antarctica on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 20   In the year 1840 dumont D'Urville discovers Adélie Land, Antarctica  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 20   On this day in history dutch King Willem II crowned  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 21   On this day in history sophia Louisa Jex-Blake, pioneer English woman physician  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 22   On this day in history british colonists reach New Zealand.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 22   The first British colonists arrive at Port Nicholson, New Zealand on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 23   On this day in history ernst Abbe, Germany, physicist (Carl Zeiss Optics Company)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 01   On this day in history baltimore College of Dental Surgery, 1st in US, incorporated  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 01   On this day in history the first U.S. college of Dentistry is chartered in Baltimore, MD.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 02   On this day in history louis Bourgault-Ducoudray, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 05   Hiram Stevens Maxim, inventor (automatic single-barrel rifle) in the year 1840.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 05   The birth of John Dunlop, Scottish inventor of pneumatic bicycle tire in the year 1840.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 06   On this day in history waitangi Day; treaty signed between Britain & Maoris of New Zealand  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 06   In the year 1840 waitangi Day; treaty signed between Britain & Maoris of NZ  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 10   In the year 1840 british queen Victoria marries her cousin Albert von Saksen-Coburg  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 10   Queen Victoria of England marries Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 11   Gaetano Donizetti's Opera "La Fille du Regiment," premieres in Paris in the year 1840.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 11   Sanuel Dana Greene, Lt Cmdr (Union Navy), died in 1884 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 12   Housatonic Railroad opens in the year 1840.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 13   Georg Jacobi, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Jan 03   On this day in history birth of father Joseph Damien de Veuster, Belgium, helped lepers in Hawaii  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   John Doby Kennedy, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1896 was born in the year 1840.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 10   Louis Nazaire Bégin, French Canadian archbishop and cardinal (d. 1925) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 18   Austin Dobson, England, poet/critic/biographer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 18   In the year 1840 birth of ernst Rudorff, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 21   On this day in history birth of sophia Louisa Jex-Blake, pioneer English woman physician  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 22   On this day in history birth of ernest Roland Wilberforce, English bishop (d. 1907)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 23   In the year 1840 birth of ernst Abbe, Germany, physicist (Carl Zeiss Optics Company)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 22   On this day in history death of johann Friedrich Blumenbach, German anthropologist (b. 1752)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 02   Heinrich Olbers, German astronomer (comets & asteroids), dies at 81 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 12   Friedrich Westenholz, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 22   On this day in history death of Étienne Bobillier, French mathematician (b. 1798)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 28   Simon-Antoine-Jean Lhuillier, Swiss mathematician, dies at 89 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 30   George (Beau) Brummell, Dandy, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 19   Jean-Jacques Lartigue, Roman catholic bishop of Montreal (b. 1777) died on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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