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1837 1838 1839 - 1840 - 1841 1842 1843
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1837 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1838 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1839 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1841 is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1842 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1843 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... Events and Trends End of the Napoleonic Wars in Europe (1803 - 1815). ... Events and Trends Nationalistic independence movements helped reshape the world during this decade: Greece declares independence from the Ottoman Empire (1821). ... Events and Trends Electromagnetic induction discovered by Michael Faraday Dutch-speaking farmers known as Voortrekkers emigrate northwards from the Cape Colony Croquet invented in Ireland Railroad construction begins in earnest in the United States Egba refugees fleeing the Yoruba civil wars found the city of Abeokuta in south-west Nigeria... Events and Trends Technology First use of anaesthesia in an operation, by Crawford Long War, peace and politics First signing of the Treaty of Waitangi (Te Tiriti o Waitangi) on February 6, 1840 at Waitangi New Zealand. ... Events and Trends Technology Production of steel revolutionised by invention of the Bessemer process Benjamin Silliman fractionates petroleum by distillation for the first time First transatlantic telegraph cable laid First safety elevator installed by Elisha Otis Science Charles Darwin publishes The Origin of Species, putting forward the theory of evolution... Events and trends Italian unification under King Victor Emmanuel II. Wars for expansion and national unity continue until the incorporation of the Papal States (March 17, 1861 - September 20, 1870). ... Events and Trends Technology The invention of the telephone (1876) by Alexander Graham Bell. ... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... (17th century - 18th century - 19th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 18th century refers to the century that lasted from 1701 through 1800. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999 in the... Resources ArtLex. ... See also: 1839 in architecture, other events of 1840, 1841 in architecture and the architecture timeline. ... See also: 1839 in literature, other events of 1840, 1841 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1839 in music, other events of 1840, 1841 in music and the list of years in music. Events February 11 - Gaetano Donizettis opera La Fille du Regiment premieres in Paris Robert Schumanns year of song, in which he writes the two Liederkreis, Frauenliebe und -leben and... This article will list events related to rail transport that occurred in 1840. ... See also: Other events of 1840 List of years in science . ...


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1839 colonial governors - Events of 1840 - 1841 colonial governors - Colonial governors by year See also: List of state leaders in 1840 List of religious leaders in 1840 List of international organization leaders in 1840 Portugal Angola - Manuel Eleutério Malheiro, Governor-General of Angola (1839-1842) Categories: 1840 | Lists of... 1839 state leaders - Events of 1840 - 1841 state leaders - State leaders by year See also: List of religious leaders in 1840 List of international organization leaders in 1840 List of colonial governors in 1840 // Africa Ashanti Confederacy - Kwaku Dua I Panyin, Asantehene (1834-1867) Buganda - Suna II, King of Buganda...


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1840 is a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). This is a calendar for any leap year starting on Wednesday (dominical letter ED) e. ...


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January 3 is the 3rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The Herald Sun is a newspaper in Melbourne, Australia, that is published by The Herald and Weekly Times Ltd, a subsidiary of Rupert Murdochs News Corporation. ... The City of Melbournes coat of arms The central business district of Melbourne, viewed from the north Alternate meanings: Melbourne (disambiguation) Melbourne is the capital and largest city of the state of Victoria, and the second largest city in Australia, with a population of 52,117 in the Central... January 10 is the 10th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... January 13 is the 13th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Artists impression of the disaster The Ship The steamship Lexington was built in 1835 at the Bishop and Simonson Shipyards in New York City. ... Image of Long Island taken by NASA. Long Island is an island off the North American coast. ... January 19 is the 19th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Charles Wilkes Charles Wilkes (April 3, 1798 – February 8, 1877) was an American naval officer and explorer. ... Wilkes Land is the largest district of the Australian Antarctic Territory in Eastern Antarctica, fronting on the southern Indian Ocean between Queen Mary Coast and Adelie Land, extending from from Cape Hordern in 100°31E to Pourquoi Pas Point, in 136°11E. The region extends as a sector about... January 20 is the 20th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Rear Admiral Jules Sébastien César Dumont dUrville ( May 23, 1790 – May 8, 1842) was a French explorer and naval officer, who explored the south and western Pacific, Australia, New Zealand, and Antarctica. ... Adélie Land is the portion of the Antarctic coast between Pourquoi Pas Point at 66°12S, 136°11E and Point Alden at 66°48S, 142°02E, with a shore length of 350 km and with its hinterland extending as a sector about 2600 km toward... January 22 is the 22nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Former parliament buildings on the left and part of the current complex, The Beehive, on the right Wellington (Te Whanganui-a-Tara or Poneke) is the capital city of New Zealand and the countrys second-largest urban area. ... February 6 is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The Treaty of Waitangi (Māori: Te Tiriti o Waitangi) was signed on February 6, 1840 at Waitangi in the Bay of Islands, New Zealand. ... February 10 is the 41st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria) (24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837, and Empress of India from 1 January 1877 until her death. ... Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (Francis Charles Augustus Albert Emmanuel, of the Saxe-Coburg-Gotha branch of the House of Wettin) (26 August 1819 - 14 December 1861) was the husband and consort of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. ... February 11 is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Gaetano Donizetti Domenico Gaetano Maria Donizetti (29 November 1797–8 April 1848) was a famous Italian opera composer. ... The Eiffel Tower has become a symbol of Paris throughout the world. ... March 1 is the 60th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (61st in leap years). ... William Hobson (September 26, 1792 - September 10, 1842), was the first Governor of New Zealand and co-author of the Treaty of Waitangi. ... March 1 is the 60th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (61st in leap years). ... Louis Adolphe Thiers (April 16, 1797 - September 3, 1877) was a French statesman and historian. ... May 1 is the 121st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (122nd in leap years). ... For the research project, see Penny Black (research project). ... This 1974 stamp from Japan depicts a Class 8620 steam locomotive. ... May 6 is the 126th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (127th in leap years). ... For the research project, see Penny Black (research project). ... This 1974 stamp from Japan depicts a Class 8620 steam locomotive. ... May 7 is the 127th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (128th in leap years). ... The Great Natchez Tornado was a tornado that hit Natchez, Mississippi on May 7, 1840. ... Natchez is a city located in Adams County, Mississippi. ... July 4 is the 185th day of the year (186th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 180 days remaining. ... The Cunard Line is the British cruise line that operates the RMS Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2) and RMS Queen Mary 2 (QM2) cruise ships. ... The word ton or tonne is derived from the Old English tunne, and ultimately from the Old French tonne, and referred originally to a large cask with a capacity of 2526 wine gallons, which holds approximately 21000 pounds of water. ... Liverpool is a city and metropolitan borough on Merseyside in north west England, on the north side of the Mersey estuary. ... Please read first: This article is about the Nova Scotia community. ... July 15 is the 196th day (197th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 169 days remaining. ... The coat of arms of the Kingdom of Prussia, 1701-1918 The word Prussia (German: Preußen or Preussen, Polish: Prusy, Lithuanian: PrÅ«sai, Latin: Borussia) has had various (often contradictory) meanings: The land of the Baltic Prussians (in what is now parts of southern Lithuania, the Kaliningrad exclave of... Synonym of the government of the Ottoman Empire often confusing the Sublime Porte and the High Porte. ... The Ottoman Empire at the height of its power Imperial motto Devlet-i Ebed-müddet (Ottoman Turkish for the Eternal State) Official language Ottoman Turkish Capital Ä°stanbul (Constantinople,Konstantiniyye) Imperial anthem Ottoman imperial anthem Sovereigns Padishah of the Osmanli Dynasty Population ca 40 million Area 6. ... August 10 is the 222nd day of the year (223rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Collector - in electronics, the amplified terminal on a Bipolar junction transistor (PNP) or (NPN) list of collectors- People with note-worthy collections. ... Binche is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut. ... September 10 is the 253rd day of the year (254th in leap years). ... Central Beirut (2004) Beirut (Arabic: , transliterated BayrÅ«t - the French name, Beyrouth, was also commonly used in English in the past) is the capital, largest city and chief seaport of Lebanon. ... October 7 is the 280th day of the year (281st in leap years). ... William II (December 6, 1792 – March 17, 1849) was King of the Netherlands and Grand Duke of Luxembourg from October 7, 1840 until his death on March 17, 1849. ... October 14 is the 287th day of the year (288th in Leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Maronites (Marunoye ܐܶܝܢܘܪܡ in Syriac, Mâruniyya مارونية in Arabic) are members of one of the Eastern Rites of the Catholic church. ... Order: 9th President Vice President: John Tyler Term of office: March 4, 1841 – April 4, 1841 Preceded by: Martin Van Buren Succeeded by: John Tyler Date of birth: February 9, 1773 Place of birth: Berkeley, Virginia Date of death: April 4, 1841 Place of death: Washington D.C. First Lady... Martin Van Buren (December 5, 1782 – July 24, 1862), nicknamed Old Kinderhook, was the eighth President of the United States. ... Summary Facing bad economic times and a Whig Party unified behind war hero William Henry Harrison, President Martin Van Buren was easily defeated for re-election in 1840 by Tippecanoe and Tyler, too. ... David Livingstone David Livingstone (March 19, 1813 – May 1, 1873) was a Scottish missionary and explorer of the Victorian era, now best remembered because of his meeting with Henry Morton Stanley which gave rise to the popular quotation, // Early life Livingstone was born in the village of Blantyre, South Lanarkshire... Punch was a British weekly magazine of humour and satire published from 1841 to 1992 and from 1996 to 2002. ... Dom Pedro IIs family Dom Pedro II and President Ulysses S. Grant, Philadelphia Exposition, 1876 Dom Pedro II in his old age Dom Pedro II of Brazil Dom Pedro II, Emperor of Brazil was the second and final Brazilian Emperor. ... Located in Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada, Mount Allison University was founded in 1839 by a local Methodist merchant, Charles Frederick Allison. ... Sackville is the name of several places in Canada: Sackville,_New_Brunswick Sackville, Nova Scotia Sackville is also a band from Montreal, Canada. ... Motto: Spem reduxit (Hope was restored) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Fredericton Largest city Saint John Lieutenant Governor Herménégilde Chiasson Premier Bernard Lord (PC) Area 72 908 km² (8th) Land 71 450 km² Water 1 458 km² (2. ...

Births

January 3 is the 3rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Father Damien is the patron of lepers, outcasts, those with HIV/AIDS and the State of Hawaii. ... 1888 is a leap year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... January 23 is the 23rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Ernst Karl Abbe Ernst Karl Abbe (January 23, 1840 in Eisenach – January 14, 1905 in Jena), was a German physicist. ... 1905 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... February 4 is the 35th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Hiram S. Maxim Sir Hiram Stevens Maxim (February 4, 1840 - November 24, 1916) was the inventor of the Maxim Gun in 1884, the first portable, fully automatic machine gun, and the ubiquitous mousetrap. ... 1916 is a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January-February January 1 -The first successful blood transfusion using blood that had been stored and cooled. ... February 5 is the 36th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... John Boyd Dunlop (February 5, 1840 - October 23, 1921) was a Scottish inventor who founded the rubber company that bears his name. ... 1921 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... February 21 is the 52nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Sultan Murad V Sultan Mehmed Murad V (September 21, 1840 – August 29, 1904) was the sultan of the Ottoman Empire who reigned from May 30, 1876 to August 31 of the same year. ... The Osmanli Dynasty, also the House of Osman, ruled the Ottoman Empire from 1281 to 1923, beginning with Osman I (not counting his father, Ertuğrul), though the dynasty was not proclaimed until 1383 when Murad I declared himself sultan. ... 1904 is a leap year starting on a Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... February 22 is the 53rd day of every year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... August Ferdinand Bebel (February 22, 1840 – March 18, 1913) was a German social democrat and one of the founders of the SPD. August Bebel Bebel was born on February 22, 1840 in Deutz, near Cologne; he founded the Sächsische Volkspartei (Saxon Peoples Party) in 1867 together with Wilhelm Liebknecht... Link title1913 is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... February 23 is the 54th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Austrian School economist Carl Menger Carl Menger (February 23, 1840 – February 26, 1921) was the founder of the Austrian School of economics. ... 1921 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... February 29 is the 60th day of a leap year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 306 days remaining. ... John Philip Holland (February 24, 1841 - August 12, 1914) was the African-American engineer who developed the first true submarine accepted by the U.S. Navy. ... 1914 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... March 28 is the 87th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (88th in Leap years). ... Mehemet Emin Pasha (March 28, 1840 – October 23, 1892), born Eduard Carl Oscar Theodor Schnitzer, was a doctor, naturalist and governor of Equatoria in Africa. ... 1892 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 2 April is the 92nd day of the year (93rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 273 days remaining. ... mile Zola (April 2, 1840 - September 29, 1902) was an influential French novelist, the most important example of the literary school of naturalism, and a major figure in the political liberalization of France. ... 1902 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... April 22 is the 112th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (113th in leap years). ... Odilon Redon (April 22, 1840 - July 6, 1916) was a symbolist painter. ... 1916 is a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January-February January 1 -The first successful blood transfusion using blood that had been stored and cooled. ... April 27 is the 117th day of the year (118th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 248 days remaining. ... Edward Whymper (April 27, 1840 – September 16, 1911), was a British climber and explorer best known for the first ascent of the Matterhorn in 1865. ... 1911 was a common year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... May 7 is the 127th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (128th in leap years). ... Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky   listen? (Russian: , Pëtr Ilič ÄŒajkovskij, sometimes transliterated as Piotr, Anglicised as Peter Ilich), (May 7, 1840 – November 6, 1893 (N.S.); April 25, 1840 – October 25, 1893 (O.S.)) was a Russian composer of the Romantic era. ... 1893 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... May 13 is the 133rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (134th in leap years). ... Alphonse Daudet (May 13, 1840 - December 17, 1897) was a French novelist. ... 1897 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 2 June is the 153rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (154th in leap years), with 212 days remaining. ... Photograph of Hardy Thomas Hardy, OM (2 June 1840 – 11 January 1928) was a novelist and poet, generally regarded as among the greatest poets and novelists in English literature. ... 1928 was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... August 4 is the 216th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (217th in leap years), with 149 days remaining. ... Richard Freiherr von Krafft-Ebing (August 4, 1840–December 22, 1902), German psychiatrist, wrote Psychopathia Sexualis (1886), a famous study of sexual perversity, and remains well-known for his coinage of the term sadism. ... 1902 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... October 9 is the 282nd day of the year (283rd in Leap years). ... Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego (1863) by Simeon Solomon. ... 1905 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... October 16 is the 289th day of the year (290th in Leap years). ... Kuroda Kiyotaka (黒田 清隆; October 16, 1840–August 25, 1900), also known as Ryōsuke, was a Japanese politician of the Meiji era, and the second Prime Minister of Japan from April 30, 1888 to October 25, 1889. ... The Prime Minister of Japan (内閣総理大臣 Naikaku sōri daijin) is the English political nomenclature of the head of government of Japan. ... 1900 is a common year starting on Monday. ... November 12 is the 316th day of the year (317th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 49 days remaining. ... Rodins The Burghers of Calais in Calais, France. ... 1917 was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar. ... November 14 is the 318th day of the year (319th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 47 days remaining. ... Claude Monet Claude Monet also known as Oscar-Claude Monet or Claude Oscar Monet (November 14, 1840 – December 5, 1926) was a French impressionist painter. ... 1926 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... November 21 is the 325th day of the year (326th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia (in German: Kaiserin Friedrich, née Her Royal Highness The Princess Victoria, Princess Royal of Great Britain and Ireland) (Victoria Adelaide Mary Louise), (21 November 1840 – 5 August 1901) was German Empress and Queen of Prussia. ... 1901 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... November 29 is the 333rd (in leap years the 334th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Rhoda Broughton (November 29, 1840 – June 5, 1920) was a novelist. ... 1920 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January January 7 - Forces of Russian White admiral Kolchak surrender in Krasnoyarsk. ...

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I tramped through the puddles and under the showery trees, mourning for Marguerite Gauthier as if she had died only yesterday, sighing with the spirit of 1840, which had sighed so much, and which had reached me only that night, across long years and several languages, through the person of an infirm old actress.
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