On This Day

What Happened on January 23, 1840

Famous Birthdays

  • Ernst Abbe, German physicist & optical scientist (Carl Zeiss Optics Company), born in Eisenach, Germany (d. 1905)
1840 Highlights

About January 23, 1840

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 181 years, 3 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aquarius