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Historical Events In 1840

Thursday, 20 June 2024

Jan 01   On this day in history 1st recorded bowling match in US, Knickerbocker Alleys, NYC  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   In the year 1840 1st deep sea sounding  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   Father Joseph Damien de Veuster, Belgium, helped lepers in Hawaii on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   On this day in history the first deep sea sounding is recorded  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 in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   In the year 1840 records show 95,820 licensed public houses in England on this date  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 10   Penny Post mail system is starts in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 10   Penny Post mail system started in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 13   On this day in history the steamship Lexington burns and sinks four miles off the coast of Long Island with the loss of 139 lives.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jan 18   Electro-Magnetic Intelligencer, 1st US electrical journal, appears in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 18   In the year 1840 electro-Magnetic Intelligencer, first US electrical journal, appears  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 19   Antarctica discovered, Charles Wilkes expedition (US claim) in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 19   LT Charles Wilkes, USN is first American to discover Antarctic coast on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 20   Dumont D'Urville discovers Adélie Land, Antarctica in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 20   In the year 1840 dumont D'Urville discovers Adélie Land, Antarctica  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 20   In the year 1840 dutch King Willem II crowned  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 21   Sophia Louisa Jex-Blake, pioneer English woman physician in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 22   On this day in history british colonists reach New Zealand.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 22   The first British colonists arrive at Port Nicholson, New Zealand in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Feb 01   Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, 1st in US, incorporated on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 01   On this day in history the first U.S. college of Dentistry is chartered in Baltimore, MD.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 02   Louis Bourgault-Ducoudray, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 05   On this day in history hiram Stevens Maxim, inventor (automatic single-barrel rifle)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 05   In the year 1840 the birth of John Dunlop, Scottish inventor of pneumatic bicycle tire  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 06   Waitangi Day; treaty signed between Britain & Maoris of New Zealand in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 06   Waitangi Day; treaty signed between Britain & Maoris of NZ on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 10   In the year 1840 british queen Victoria marries her cousin Albert von Saksen-Coburg  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 10   Queen Victoria of England marries Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 11   On this day in history gaetano Donizetti's Opera "La Fille du Regiment," premieres in Paris  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 11   Sanuel Dana Greene, Lt Cmdr (Union Navy), died in 1884 in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 12   Housatonic Railroad opens in the year 1840.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 13   On this day in history georg Jacobi, composer  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   In the year 1840 birth of john Doby Kennedy, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1896  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 10   On this day in history birth of louis Nazaire Bégin, French Canadian archbishop and cardinal (d. 1925)  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   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 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 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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 12   On this day in history 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   In the year 1840 simon-Antoine-Jean Lhuillier, Swiss mathematician, dies at 89  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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