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Historical Events In 1840

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Feb 16   American Charles Wilkes discovers Shackleton Ice Shelf, Antarctica in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 22   On this day in history f August Bebel, German social-democrat  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 23   In the year 1840 carl Menger, Austrian economist  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 25   On this day in history alexis Hollander, composer  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 29   On this day in history john Philip Holland, Liscannor Ireland, pioneer in submarine building  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 01   Adolphe Thiers becomes prime minister of France in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Mar 05   Constance Fenimore Woolson, NH, writer (Jupiter Lights) in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 07   Tornado strikes Natchez MS, kills 317 in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 08   Franco Faccio, Italian composer/conductor in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 11   In the year 1840 edmund Kirby Jr, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1863  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 12   Friedrich Westenholz, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 14   In the year 1840 josé Zorilla's "El Zapatero y el Rey", premieres in Madrid  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 14   In the year 1840 jose Zorilla's "El Zapatero y el Rey," premieres in Madrid  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 23   Draper takes 1st successful photo of the Moon (daguerrotype) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 26   On this day in history carli Zoeller, composer  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 28   Mehemed Emin Pasja, German explorer/governor (Equatoria) in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

Mar 31   In the year 1840 john Herbert Kelly, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 02   On this day in history the birth of Emile Zola, French author  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 11   John Conrad Nordqvist, composer in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 12   Edmond Audran, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 19   In the year 1840 andrea Bezzola, writer  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 21   Franz Xaver Haberl, German priest/musicologist (Magister choralis) in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 25   James Dearing, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1865 in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 27   On this day in history edward Whymper, 1st to climb Matterhorn (1865)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 27   Foundation stone for new Palace of Westminster, London, laid by wife of Sir Charles Barry in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 01   On this day in history 1st adhesive postage stamps ("Penny Blacks" from England) issued  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 01   On this day in history the first adhesive postage stamps ("Penny Blacks" from England) issued  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 05   On this day in history gottlob Benedikt Bierey, composer, dies at 67  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 06   In the year 1840 1st postage stamps (Penny Black) issued (Great Britain)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 06   On this day in history the first postage stamps (Penny Black) issued (Great Britain) (try and buy it now!)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 07   On this day in history peter Il'yich Tchaikovsky, Votkinsk Rus, composer (1812 Overture) [NS]  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In 1840

Famous People Born In This Year In History

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

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

Jan 18   On this day in history birth of austin Dobson, England, poet/critic/biographer  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 18   Ernst Rudorff, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger 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 Messenger 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 Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

Mar 02   In the year 1840 heinrich Olbers, German astronomer (comets & asteroids), dies at 81  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 12   Friedrich Westenholz, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Mar 30   George (Beau) Brummell, Dandy, dies in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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


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