On This Day

What Happened on March 5, 1840

Historical Events

  • 2nd Grand National: Bartholomew Bretherton wins aboard 16/1 Jerry; a then smallest field of 13

Famous Birthdays

  • Constance Fenimore Woolson, NH, writer (Jupiter Lights)
1840 Highlights

About March 5, 1840

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 180 years, 5 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces