On This Day

What Happened on August 27, 1840

Famous Deaths

  • William Kneass, 3rd US chief engraver (1824-40), dies in office
1840 Highlights

About August 27, 1840

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 180 years, 5 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Virgo