On This Day

What Happened on September 27, 1840

Famous Birthdays

  • Alfred Thayer Mahan, American naval officer (Influence of Sea Power), born in West Point, New York (d. 1914)

Thomas Nast

Thomas Nast, German-American caricaturist and political cartoonist of late 1800s America, born in Landau, Germany (d. 1902)

1840 Highlights

About September 27, 1840

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 181 years, 2 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra