On This Day

What Happened on September 22, 1840

Famous Deaths

  • Anne Lister, English diarist 'the 1st modern lesbian', dies of a fever at 49
  • Princess Augusta Sophia of the United Kingdom, 6th child and second daughter of King George III and Queen Charlotte, dies at 71
1840 Highlights

About September 22, 1840

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 181 years, 8 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Virgo