On This Day

What Happened on December 11, 1840

Famous Birthdays

  • Namık Kemal, Turkish poet and author (Fatherland-1872), born in Tekirdağ, Ottoman Empire (d. 1888)

Famous Deaths

  • Emperor Kokaku of Japan (b. 1771)
1840 Highlights

About December 11, 1840

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 179 years, 11 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Sagittarius