The 1840s (pronounced "eighteen-forties") was a decade of the Gregorian calendar that began on January 1, 1840, and ended on December 31, 1849. The decade was noted in Europe for featuring the largely unsuccessful Revolutions of 1848, also known as the Springtime of Nations.
Los años 1840 fueron una década activa y turbulenta que se extendió desde el 1 de enero de 1840 hasta el 31 de diciembre de 1849 . A lo largo de la década, muchos países (particularmente en Europa) en todo el mundo vieron muchas revueltas y levantamientos, siendo los más importantes en 1848.
1. January 3 – One of the predecessor papers of the Herald Sun of Melbourne, Australia, The Port Phillip Herald, is founded. 2. January 10 – Uniform Penny Postis introduced in the United Kingdom. 3. January 13 – The steamship Lexington burns and sinks in icy waters, four miles off the coast of Long Island; 139 die, only four survive. 4. January 19 – Captain Charles Wilkes' United States Exploring Expedition sights what becomes known as Wilkes Landin the southeast quadrant of Antarctica, claim...
1. April – The Raleigh and Gaston Railroad is completed from Raleigh to near Weldon, North Carolina. 2. April 2 – The Washingtonian movement for teetotalism is founded by a group of alcoholics in Baltimore, Maryland. 3. April 3 – Johnny Appleseed meets Abraham Lincoln, and plants apple trees in New York City. 4. April 15 – King's College Hospitalopens in London. 5. May 1 – Britain issues the Penny Black, the world's first postage stamp; it becomes valid for the pre-payment of postage from May...
1. July 4 – The Cunard Line's 700-ton wooden paddlewheel steamer RMS Britannia departs from Liverpool, bound for Halifax, Nova Scotia, on the first steam transatlantic passenger mail service. 2. July 15 – The Austrian Empire, the United Kingdom, the Kingdom of Prussia, and the Russian Empire sign the Convention of London with the Sublime Porte, ruler of the Ottoman Empire. 3. July 21 – August Borsig's steam locomotive, the first built in Germany, competes against a Stephenson-built locomotive...
1. January 1 – Dugald Drummond, British railway engineer (d. 1912) 2. January 3 – Father Damien, Belgian missionary priest (d. 1889) 3. January 9 – Samuel Baldwin Marks Young, American general, first Chief of Staff of the United States Army (d. 1924) 4. January 18 – Alfred Percy Sinnett, British writer (d. 1921) 5. January 21 – Sophia Jex-Blake, English physician(d. 1912) 6. January 22 – Ernest Roland Wilberforce, English bishop (d. 1907) 7. January 23 – Ernst Abbe, German physicist (d. 1905)...
1. July 1 – Edward Clodd, English banker, writer and anthropologist (d. 1930) 2. July 6 – Peter Conover Hains, major general in the United States Army, and veteran of the American Civil War, Spanish–American War, and First World War (d. 1921) 3. August 4 – Richard von Krafft-Ebing, German sexologist (d. 1902) 4. September 12 – Mary Jane Patterson, the first African-American woman to receive a B.A degree in 1862. (d. 1894) 5. September 22 – D. M. Canright, American Seventh-day Adventist minist...
1. earliest probable date – Crazy Horse (Tȟašúŋke Witkó), Chief of the Oglala Lakota (k. 1877)
1. January 6 – Fanny Burney, English novelist (b. 1752) 2. January 22 – Johann Friedrich Blumenbach, German anthropologist (b. 1752) 3. February 13 – Nicolas Joseph Maison, French marshal, Minister of War (b. 1770) 4. March 11 – George Wolf, American politician (b. 1777) 5. March 17 – Lady Lucy Whitmore, English noblewoman and hymnwriter (b. 1792) 6. April 12 – Franz Anton von Gerstner, Austrian railway engineer (b. 1796) 7. April 25 – Siméon Denis Poisson, French mathematician, geometer, and...
1. July 7 – Nikolai Stankevich, Russian philosopher, poet (b. 1813) 2. August 25 – Karl Leberecht Immermann, German novelist, dramatist (b. 1796) 3. September 11 – John Gabriel Perboyre, French Catholic missionary, martyr in China (b. 1802) 4. September 14 – Joseph Smith, Sr., American father of Joseph Smith, Jr. (b. 1771) 5. September 18 – Constantine Samuel Rafinesque, Constantinople-born French polymath (b. 1783) 6. September 20 – José Gaspar Rodríguez de Francia, first leader of independe...
1. Haji Shariatullah, Bengali Islamic scholar (b. 1781)
1840 ( MDCCCXL) fue un año bisiesto comenzado en miércoles según el calendario gregoriano . Índice 1 Acontecimientos 1.1 Enero 1.2 Febrero 1.3 Marzo 1.4 Abril 1.5 Mayo 1.6 Junio 1.7 Julio 1.8 Agosto 1.9 Septiembre 1.10 Octubre 1.11 Noviembre 1.12 Diciembre 1.13 Fechas desconocidas 2 Arte y literatura 3 Ciencia y tecnología 4 Nacimientos 4.1 Enero
Emperor Ferdinand I ( Austria) Chancellor Klemens Wenzel von Metternich ( Austria) Emperor Franz Josef ( Austria-Hungary) King Louis-Philippe ( July Monarchy France) Frederick William IV of Prussia ( Prussia) Pope Gregory XVI Pope Pius IX Emperor Nicholas I ( Russia) Queen Isabella II ( Spain)
1840s fashion in European and European-influenced clothing is characterized by a narrow, natural shoulder line following the exaggerated puffed sleeves of the later 1820s and 1830s. The narrower shoulder was accompanied by a lower waistline for both men and women.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Events from the year 1840 in the United States . Incumbents [ edit] Federal Government [ edit] President: Martin Van Buren ( D - New York) Vice President: Richard M. Johnson ( D - Kentucky) Chief Justice: Roger B. Taney ( Maryland)