1840 was a leap year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar, the 1840th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 840th year of the 2nd millennium, the 40th year of the 19th century, and the 1st year of the 1840s decade.
April 7 – Thaddeus Betts, U.S. Senator from Connecticut from 1839 to 1840 (born 1789) August 10 – Seymour Brunson , early Mormon convert (born 1798 ) August 27 – William Kneass , second Chief Engraver of the United States Mint from 1824 to 1840 (born 1781 )
The 1840 United States presidential election was the 14th presidential election, held from Friday, October 30 to Wednesday, December 2, 1840. Economic recovery from the Panic of 1837 was incomplete, and Whig nominee William Henry Harrison defeated incumbent President Martin Van Buren of the Democratic Party.
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This article contains information about the literary events and publications of 1840 Events. June – An amnesty to mark the accession of King Frederick William IV of ...
The 1840s (pronounced "eighteen-forties") was a decade of the Gregorian calendar that began on January 1, 1840, and ended on December 31, 1849. Throughout the decade, many countries (particularly in Europe) worldwide saw many revolts and uprisings, with the most prominent ones happening in 1848.
The British North America Act, 1840 (3 & 4 Victoria, c.35), also known as the Act of Union 1840, (the Act) was approved by Parliament in July 1840 and proclaimed February 10, 1841, in Montreal. It abolished the legislatures of Lower Canada and Upper Canada and established a new political entity, the Province of Canada to replace them.
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10 april – Hugh Lawson White, amerikansk politiker, senator 1825-1840. 7 maj – Caspar David Friedrich , tysk konstnär. 14 maj – Carl Ludvig Engel (född: 3 juli , 1778 ) tyskfödd ( Berlin ) arkitekt som utförde sitt livsverk i Helsingfors .