On This Day

What Happened on January 29, 1840

Historical Events


Treaty of InterestTreaty of Waitangi

First Governor of New Zealand and co-author of the Treaty of Waitangi Captain William Hobson arrives in the Bay of Islands, NZ

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The Treaty of Waitangi, signed by the British Crown and various Māori chiefs
The Treaty of Waitangi, signed by the British Crown and various Māori chiefs
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1840 Highlights

About January 29, 1840

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 181 years, 1 month and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aquarius