What Happened on January 13, 1840

Historical Events

  • The steamship Lexington burns and sinks four miles off the coast of Long Island with the loss of 139 lives
1840 Highlights

About January 13, 1840

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 183 years, 8 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn