January 22, 1840 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • New Zealand Company settlers arrive aboard the Aurora at Te Whanganui a Tara, which becomes Port Nicholson, Wellington

Birthdays in History

  • Ernest Roland Wilberforce, English bishop (d. 1907)

Deaths in History

  • Johann Friedrich Blumenbach, German anthropologist (b. 1752)