On This Day

What Happened on July 21, 1840

Famous Deaths

  • Moses Waddel, American educator, minister and bestselling author (Memoirs of the Life of Miss Caroline Elizabeth Smelt), dies at 70
1840 Highlights

About July 21, 1840

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 180 years, 7 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Cancer