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Historical Events In 1840

Sunday, 27 September 2020

Jul 04   On this day in history 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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 06   On this day in history christian Hebbel's "Judith," premieres in Berlin  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 12   On this day in history abraham Goldfaden, Eastern European Yiddish dramatist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 15   On this day in history england, Russia, Austria & Prussia signs Quadruple Alliance  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 22   In the year 1840 josef Jawurek, composer, dies at 83  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

Jul 27   Ranald Slidell Mackenzie, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 01   In the year 1840 aldine Sillman Kieffer, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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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 Whatsapp

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

Aug 13   In the year 1840 giovanni Verga, Italian writer (Eros)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 14   In the year 1840 baron Richard Freiherr von Krafft-Ebing, psychiatrist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 17   On this day in history wilfrid Scawen Blunt, England, writer (Irish Land League)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

Aug 24   On this day in history joseph Waast Aubert Nonot, composer, dies at 89  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 25   K L Immermann, writer, dies at 44 in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Aug 28   In the year 1840 9 Jewish prisoners are released from Damascus jails  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Sep 03   Jacob Fabricius, composer in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 08   John H van de Palm, theologist/literature/speaker, dies at 77 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 09   Gentil T Antheunis, Flemish poet/music/composer in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 12   Composer Robert Schumann marries Clara Wieck in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 14   In the year 1840 george Elbridge Whiting, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 15   Franz Xaver Pechacek, composer, dies at 47 in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 21   In the year 1840 murad V, sultan of Turkey (1876)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 25   Jacques-Etienne-Joseph-Alexandre Macdonald, Duc de Tarente, soldier in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

Oct 04   Charles Ferdinand Lenepveu, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 03   Father Joseph Damien de Veuster, Belgium, helped lepers in Hawaii was born in the year 1840.  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   Louis Nazaire Bégin, French Canadian archbishop and cardinal (d. 1925) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 18   Austin Dobson, England, poet/critic/biographer was born in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 18   Ernst Rudorff, composer was born in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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   Johann Friedrich Blumenbach, German anthropologist (b. 1752) died in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 02   Heinrich Olbers, German astronomer (comets & asteroids), dies at 81 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 12   On this day in history friedrich Westenholz, composer, dies at 61  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   In the year 1840 george (Beau) Brummell, Dandy, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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