On This Day

What Happened on March 31, 1840

Famous Birthdays

  • Benjamin Baker, English civil engineer who designed the bridge over the Firth of Forth, Scotland and the London underground, born in Frome, England (d. 1907)
  • John Herbert Kelly, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1864)
1840 Highlights

About March 31, 1840

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 180 years, 8 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries