On This Day

What Happened on November 19, 1840

Famous Birthdays

  • Aleksandr Kovalevsky, Russian biologist (founded comparative embryology and experimental histology and identified a common pattern of embryological development in all multi-cellular animals), born in Shustyanka, Dvinsk, Russia (d. 1901)
1840 Highlights

About November 19, 1840

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 181 years, 6 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Scorpio