On This Day

What Happened on October 30, 1840

Famous Birthdays

  • Carlotta Patti, Italian soprano, born in Florence, Italy (d. 1889)
  • William Graham Sumner, American sociologist (Folkways), born in Paterson, New Jersey (d. 1910)
1840 Highlights

About October 30, 1840

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 179 years, 11 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Scorpio