On This Day

What Happened on June 7, 1840

Famous Birthdays

  • Carlota of Mexico, princess of Belgium and empress consort of Mexico (1864-67), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1927)

Famous Deaths

  • Frederik Willem III, King of Prussia (1797-1840), dies at 69
1840 Highlights

About June 7, 1840

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 180 years, 1 month and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Gemini