On This Day

What Happened on January 5, 1840

Historical Events

  • Records show 95,820 licensed public houses in England on this date

Famous Birthdays

  • John Doby Kennedy, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Camden, South Carolina (d. 1896)
1840 Highlights

About January 5, 1840

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 181 years, 10 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn