On This Day

What Happened on December 2, 1840

Historical Events

  • Gaetano Donizetti's opera "La Favorita" premieres in Paris

Election of Interest

William Henry Harrison elected the 9th President of the United States of America

General and 9th US President William Henry Harrison
General and 9th US President
William Henry Harrison
1840 Highlights

About December 2, 1840

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 180 years, 10 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Sagittarius