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Historical Events In 1840

Wednesday, 12 May 2021

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 06   Christian Hebbel's "Judith," premieres in Berlin in the year 1840.  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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 15   In the year 1840 england, Russia, Austria & Prussia signs Quadruple Alliance  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 22   Josef Jawurek, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 23   In the year 1840 frantisek Max Knize, composer, dies at 55  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 23   Union Act passed by British Parliament, uniting Upper & Lower Canada in the year 1840.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 25   On this day in history flora Adams Darling, founded Daughters of American Revolution  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 27   In the year 1840 ranald Slidell Mackenzie, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 01   Aldine Sillman Kieffer, composer in the year 1840.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

Aug 13   Giovanni Verga, Italian writer (Eros) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 14   Baron Richard Freiherr von Krafft-Ebing, psychiatrist in the year 1840.  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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 18   Antony CW Staring, Dutch patriot/poet (Jaromir), dies at 73 in the year 1840.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Aug 24   Joseph Waast Aubert Nonot, composer, dies at 89 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 25   In the year 1840 k L Immermann, writer, dies at 44  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 27   William Kneass, 3rd US chief engraver (1824-40), dies in office on this day in history.  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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 28   In the year 1840 ira D Sankey, US evangelist/composer/singer (Gospel hymns)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Sep 08   On this day in history john H van de Palm, theologist/literature/speaker, dies at 77  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 09   On this day in history gentil T Antheunis, Flemish poet/music/composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 12   In the year 1840 composer Robert Schumann marries Clara Wieck  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 14   George Elbridge Whiting, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 15   Franz Xaver Pechacek, composer, dies at 47 on this day in history.  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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

Sep 28   In the year 1840 alexander Swift "Sandie" Pendleton, Lt-Col (Confederate Army)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 30   Johan Severin Svendsen, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 04   On this day in history charles Ferdinand Lenepveu, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Jan 03   On this day in history birth of father Joseph Damien de Veuster, Belgium, helped lepers in Hawaii  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   In the year 1840 birth of john Doby Kennedy, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1896  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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 18   In the year 1840 birth of austin Dobson, England, poet/critic/biographer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jan 21   In the year 1840 birth of sophia Louisa Jex-Blake, pioneer English woman physician  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 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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In 1840

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Jan 06   Fanny Burney, English novelist and diarist (b. 1752) died in the year 1840.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 22   In the year 1840 death of johann Friedrich Blumenbach, German anthropologist (b. 1752)  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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Mar 22   Étienne Bobillier, French mathematician (b. 1798) died in the year 1840.  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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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