On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 1840

Historical Events

  • "Ke Kumukānāwai a me nā Kānāwai o ko Hawaiʻi Pae ʻĀina, Honolulu, 1840", the 1st written Constitution of the Hawaiian Kingdom enacted by King Kamehameha III and Kuhina Nui (Prime Minister) Kekāuluohi
  • First Hawaiian constitution proclaimed
1840 Highlights

About October 8, 1840

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 181 years, 10 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra