On This Day

What Happened on January 18, 1840

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Austin Dobson, England, poet/critic/biographer
  • Ernst Rudorff, composer
1840 Highlights

About January 18, 1840

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 180 years and 9 months
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn