On This Day

What Happened on August 18, 1840

Historical Events

  • American Society of Dental Surgeons founded (NY)
  • French colony established in Akaroa, South Island of New Zealand

Famous Deaths

  • Antony CW Staring, Dutch patriot/poet (Jaromir), dies at 73
1840 Highlights

About August 18, 1840

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 180 years, 2 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo