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Friday, 19 April 2019

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

Jan 03   In the year 1840 1st deep sea sounding  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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   John Doby Kennedy, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1896 in the year 1840.  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   In the year 1840 penny Post mail system started  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   Austin Dobson, England, poet/critic/biographer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 18   In the year 1840 electro-Magnetic Intelligencer, first US electrical journal, appears  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 19   On this day in history lT Charles Wilkes, USN is first American to discover Antarctic coast  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   On this day in history dumont D'Urville discovers Adélie Land, Antarctica  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 20   Dutch King Willem II crowned in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 21   In the year 1840 sophia Louisa Jex-Blake, pioneer English woman physician  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 22   On this day in history 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   In the year 1840 ernst Abbe, Germany, physicist (Carl Zeiss Optics Company)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

Feb 02   Louis Bourgault-Ducoudray, composer in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 05   In the year 1840 hiram Stevens Maxim, inventor (automatic single-barrel rifle)  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   On this day in history waitangi Day; treaty signed between Britain & Maoris of New Zealand  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   In the year 1840 sanuel Dana Greene, Lt Cmdr (Union Navy), died in 1884  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 12   On this day in history housatonic Railroad opens  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 13   Georg Jacobi, composer in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 03   In the year 1840 birth of father Joseph Damien de Veuster, Belgium, helped lepers in Hawaii  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

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

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

Jan 22   In the year 1840 birth of ernest Roland Wilberforce, English bishop (d. 1907)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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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)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 22   On this day in history death of johann Friedrich Blumenbach, German anthropologist (b. 1752)  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 in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 22   In the year 1840 death of Étienne Bobillier, French mathematician (b. 1798)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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