On This Day

What Happened on November 16, 1840

Historical Events

  • New Zealand officially becomes a British colony

Famous Birthdays

  • Frederick Scotson Clark, English organist and composer, born in Southwark, London (d. 1883)
1840 Highlights

About November 16, 1840

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 181 years, 7 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Scorpio