On This Day

What Happened on April 25, 1840

Famous Birthdays

  • James Dearing, U.S. Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Campbell County, Virginia (d. 1865)

Famous Deaths

  • Siméon-Denis Poisson, French mathematician (Poisson distribution) and physicist, dies at 58
1840 Highlights

About April 25, 1840

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 180 years, 7 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus