On This Day

What Happened on March 2, 1840

Famous Deaths

  • Wilhelm Olbers, German astronomer and physician who discovered asteroids (Pallas & Vesta), dies at 81
1840 Highlights

About March 2, 1840

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 180 years, 10 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces