On This Day

What Happened on October 5, 1840

Famous Birthdays

  • Fran Gerbič, Slovenian composer and tenor, born in Cerknica (d. 1917)
  • John Addington Symonds, British historian and writer (Probs in Greek Ethics), born in Bristol, England (d. 1893)
1840 Highlights

About October 5, 1840

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 181 years and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra