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Historical Events In 1840

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

Jan 03   1st deep sea sounding in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   In the year 1840 father Joseph Damien de Veuster, Belgium, helped lepers in Hawaii  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   John Doby Kennedy, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1896 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 10   Penny Post mail system is starts in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 13   In the year 1840 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   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   Dumont D'Urville discovers AdĂ©lie Land, Antarctica on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 20   Dutch King Willem II crowned on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

Jan 22   In the year 1840 the first British colonists arrive at Port Nicholson, New Zealand.  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   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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history the birth of John Dunlop, Scottish inventor of pneumatic bicycle tire  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 06   In the year 1840 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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 11   On this day in history gaetano Donizetti's Opera "La Fille du Regiment," premieres in Paris  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   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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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   In the year 1840 birth of john Doby Kennedy, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1896  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 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   On this day in history 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

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)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 22   In the year 1840 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   In the year 1840 friedrich Westenholz, composer, dies at 61  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

Mar 30   On this day in history george (Beau) Brummell, Dandy, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 19   In the year 1840 death of jean-Jacques Lartigue, Roman catholic bishop of Montreal (b. 1777)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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