What Happened on January 18, 1840

Historical Events

  • The Electro-Magnet, and Mechanics Intelligencer, 1st US electrical journal, appears

Famous Birthdays

  • Austin Dobson, English poet, critic and biographer, born in Plymouth, England (d. 1921)
  • Ernst Rudorff, German pianist, composer, and teacher, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1916)
Born in 1840
1840 Highlights

About January 18, 1840

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 183 years, 2 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn