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Historical Events In 1840

Sunday, 27 September 2020

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

Feb 22   F August Bebel, German social-democrat on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 23   Carl Menger, Austrian economist in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 25   Alexis Hollander, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 29   In the year 1840 john Philip Holland, Liscannor Ireland, pioneer in submarine building  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 01   Adolphe Thiers becomes prime minister of France in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Mar 05   On this day in history constance Fenimore Woolson, NH, writer (Jupiter Lights)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 07   Tornado strikes Natchez MS, kills 317 in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 08   Franco Faccio, Italian composer/conductor on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Mar 11   On this day in history edmund Kirby Jr, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1863  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Mar 14   José Zorilla's "El Zapatero y el Rey", premieres in Madrid on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 14   Jose Zorilla's "El Zapatero y el Rey," premieres in Madrid in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 23   In the year 1840 draper takes 1st successful photo of the Moon (daguerrotype)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 26   Carli Zoeller, composer in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 28   In the year 1840 mehemed Emin Pasja, German explorer/governor (Equatoria)  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

Mar 31   On this day in history john Herbert Kelly, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 02   The birth of Emile Zola, French author in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 11   John Conrad Nordqvist, composer in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 12   On this day in history edmond Audran, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 19   On this day in history andrea Bezzola, writer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 21   In the year 1840 franz Xaver Haberl, German priest/musicologist (Magister choralis)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 25   On this day in history james Dearing, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1865  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 27   In the year 1840 edward Whymper, 1st to climb Matterhorn (1865)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 27   On this day in history foundation stone for new Palace of Westminster, London, laid by wife of Sir Charles Barry.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 01   1st adhesive postage stamps ("Penny Blacks" from England) issued on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 01   The first adhesive postage stamps ("Penny Blacks" from England) issued in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 05   Gottlob Benedikt Bierey, composer, dies at 67 in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 06   1st postage stamps (Penny Black) issued (Great Britain) in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 06   The first postage stamps (Penny Black) issued (Great Britain) (try and buy it now!) in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 07   In the year 1840 peter Il'yich Tchaikovsky, Votkinsk Rus, composer (1812 Overture) [NS]  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 03   Father Joseph Damien de Veuster, Belgium, helped lepers in Hawaii was born on this day in history.  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   On this day in history birth of louis Nazaire Bégin, French Canadian archbishop and cardinal (d. 1925)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 18   On this day in history birth of austin Dobson, England, poet/critic/biographer  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   Ernst Abbe, Germany, physicist (Carl Zeiss Optics Company) was born in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Famous Deaths In 1840

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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   In the year 1840 heinrich Olbers, German astronomer (comets & asteroids), dies at 81  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   Étienne Bobillier, French mathematician (b. 1798) died in the year 1840.  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   George (Beau) Brummell, Dandy, dies in the year 1840.  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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