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Historical Events In 1840

Sunday, 21 July 2024

Jul 04   The Cunard Line's 700 ton wooden paddle steamer RMS Britannia departs from Liverpool bound for Halifax, Nova Scotia on the first transatlantic crossing with a scheduled end in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 06   On this day in history christian Hebbel's "Judith," premieres in Berlin  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 12   On this day in history abraham Goldfaden, Eastern European Yiddish dramatist  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 15   England, Russia, Austria & Prussia signs Quadruple Alliance in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 22   Josef Jawurek, composer, dies at 83 in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 23   Frantisek Max Knize, composer, dies at 55 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 23   Union Act passed by British Parliament, uniting Upper & Lower Canada on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 25   In the year 1840 flora Adams Darling, founded Daughters of American Revolution  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 27   On this day in history ranald Slidell Mackenzie, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 01   On this day in history aldine Sillman Kieffer, composer  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 01   Labourer slaves in most of the British Empire are emancipated on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 10   The 'Star of the East' first known balloon to fly in Canada in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 13   In the year 1840 giovanni Verga, Italian writer (Eros)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 14   In the year 1840 baron Richard Freiherr von Krafft-Ebing, psychiatrist  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 17   In the year 1840 wilfrid Scawen Blunt, England, writer (Irish Land League)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 18   Antony CW Staring, Dutch patriot/poet (Jaromir), dies at 73 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 18   Organization of American Society of Dental Surgeons founded (NY) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 24   In the year 1840 joseph Waast Aubert Nonot, composer, dies at 89  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 25   K L Immermann, writer, dies at 44 in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 27   In the year 1840 william Kneass, 3rd US chief engraver (1824-40), dies in office  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 28   9 Jewish prisoners are released from Damascus jails on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 28   On this day in history ira D Sankey, US evangelist/composer/singer (Gospel hymns)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 03   Jacob Fabricius, composer in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 08   John H van de Palm, theologist/literature/speaker, dies at 77 in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 09   In the year 1840 gentil T Antheunis, Flemish poet/music/composer  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 12   Composer Robert Schumann marries Clara Wieck in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 14   In the year 1840 george Elbridge Whiting, composer  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 15   On this day in history franz Xaver Pechacek, composer, dies at 47  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 21   Murad V, sultan of Turkey (1876) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 25   In the year 1840 jacques-Etienne-Joseph-Alexandre Macdonald, Duc de Tarente, soldier  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 27   In the year 1840 alfred Thayer Mahan, US, naval officer (Influence of Sea Power)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 28   Alexander Swift "Sandie" Pendleton, Lt-Col (Confederate Army) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 30   In the year 1840 johan Severin Svendsen, composer  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 04   Charles Ferdinand Lenepveu, composer on this day in history.  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   On this day in history birth of ernst Rudorff, composer  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 21   Sophia Louisa Jex-Blake, pioneer English woman physician was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 22   Ernest Roland Wilberforce, English bishop (d. 1907) was born on this day in history.  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 in the year 1840.  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 in the year 1840.  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   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 12   In the year 1840 friedrich Westenholz, composer, dies at 61  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 22   In the year 1840 death of Étienne Bobillier, French mathematician (b. 1798)  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   On this day in history george (Beau) Brummell, Dandy, dies  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 19   Jean-Jacques Lartigue, Roman catholic bishop of Montreal (b. 1777) died in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard


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