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Historical Events In 1840

Sunday, 15 December 2019

Jan 01   1st recorded bowling match in US, Knickerbocker Alleys, NYC on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   1st deep sea sounding on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   Father Joseph Damien de Veuster, Belgium, helped lepers in Hawaii in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   The first deep sea sounding is recorded in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   On this day in history john Doby Kennedy, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1896  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   In the year 1840 records show 95,820 licensed public houses in England on this date  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 10   Penny Post mail system started on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 18   On this day in history austin Dobson, England, poet/critic/biographer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 18   Electro-Magnetic Intelligencer, 1st US electrical journal, appears on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 18   Electro-Magnetic Intelligencer, first US electrical journal, appears in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 19   In the year 1840 antarctica discovered, Charles Wilkes expedition (US claim)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 19   LT Charles Wilkes, USN is first American to discover Antarctic coast on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 20   Dumont D'Urville discovers Adélie Land, Antarctica in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 20   In the year 1840 dumont D'Urville discovers AdĂ©lie Land, Antarctica  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 20   On this day in history dutch King Willem II crowned  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 21   Sophia Louisa Jex-Blake, pioneer English woman physician in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 22   In the year 1840 british colonists reach New Zealand.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 22   The first British colonists arrive at Port Nicholson, New Zealand in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 23   Ernst Abbe, Germany, physicist (Carl Zeiss Optics Company) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 01   Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, 1st in US, incorporated on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 01   In the year 1840 the first U.S. college of Dentistry is chartered in Baltimore, MD.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 02   In the year 1840 louis Bourgault-Ducoudray, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 05   Hiram Stevens Maxim, inventor (automatic single-barrel rifle) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 05   In the year 1840 the birth of John Dunlop, Scottish inventor of pneumatic bicycle tire  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 06   Waitangi Day; treaty signed between Britain & Maoris of New Zealand in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 06   Waitangi Day; treaty signed between Britain & Maoris of NZ in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Feb 10   Queen Victoria of England marries Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 11   Gaetano Donizetti's Opera "La Fille du Regiment," premieres in Paris on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 11   Sanuel Dana Greene, Lt Cmdr (Union Navy), died in 1884 in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 12   Housatonic Railroad opens on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 13   In the year 1840 georg Jacobi, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Birthdays In 1840

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Jan 03   Father Joseph Damien de Veuster, Belgium, helped lepers in Hawaii was born in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   John Doby Kennedy, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1896 was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 10   In the year 1840 birth of louis Nazaire BĂ©gin, French Canadian archbishop and cardinal (d. 1925)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 18   Austin Dobson, England, poet/critic/biographer was born in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 18   Ernst Rudorff, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 21   Sophia Louisa Jex-Blake, pioneer English woman physician was born in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 22   Ernest Roland Wilberforce, English bishop (d. 1907) was born in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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 Whatsapp

Jan 22   Johann Friedrich Blumenbach, German anthropologist (b. 1752) died on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

Mar 28   In the year 1840 simon-Antoine-Jean Lhuillier, Swiss mathematician, dies at 89  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 30   In the year 1840 george (Beau) Brummell, Dandy, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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