What Happened on May 1, 1840

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • "Penny Blacks", first adhesive postage stamps issued by Great Britain

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Women's rights activist Elizabeth Cady Stanton (24) weds fellow abolitionist Henry Brewster Stanton (34)

Women's Rights Activist Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Women's Rights Activist
Elizabeth Cady Stanton