On This Day

What Happened on June 2, 1840

Famous Birthdays

  • Thomas Hardy, poet and novelist (Far from the Madding Crowd), born in Higher Bockhampton, Dorset (d. 1928)
1840 Highlights

About June 2, 1840

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 180 years, 8 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Gemini