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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 18th century19th century20th century
Decades: 1810s  1820s  1830s  – 1840s –  1850s  1860s  1870s
Years: 1837 1838 183918401841 1842 1843
1840 in topic:
Subjects:     ArchaeologyArchitecture
ArtLiterature (Poetry) – MusicScience
SportsRail Transport
Countries:     AustraliaCanadaFrance – Germany – Ireland – Mexico – Netherlands – New ZealandNorwaySouth Africa – Spain – UKUSA
Leaders:   State leadersColonial governors
Category: EstablishmentsDisestablishments
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Year 1840 (MDCCCXL) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Monday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar).

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Events

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January–April

January 13: Steamship Lexington sinks.

May–August

September–December

Undated

The frigate Belle-Poule brings back the remains of Napoléon to France.

Ongoing events

Births

1840 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1840
MDCCCXL
Ab urbe condita 2593
Armenian calendar 1289
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Bahá'í calendar -4 – -3
Bengali calendar 1247
Berber calendar 2790
Buddhist calendar 2384
Burmese calendar 1202
Byzantine calendar 7348 – 7349
Chinese calendar 己亥年十一月廿七日
(4476/4536-11-27)
— to —
庚子年十二月初八日
(4477/4537-12-8)
Coptic calendar 1556 – 1557
Ethiopian calendar 1832 – 1833
Hebrew calendar 56005601
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1895 – 1896
 - Shaka Samvat 1762 – 1763
 - Kali Yuga 4941 – 4942
Holocene calendar 11840
Iranian calendar 1218 – 1219
Islamic calendar 1255 – 1256
Japanese calendar Tenpō 11
(天保11年)
Korean calendar 4173
Thai solar calendar 2383

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 18th century - 19th century - 20th century
Decades: 1810s  1820s  1830s  - 1840s -  1850s  1860s  1870s
Years: 1837 1838 1839 - 1840 - 1841 1842 1843

Events

  • The Great Natchez Tornado: A massive tornado hits Natchez, Mississippi. Before it was over, 317 people had died and 209 were injured.

Births

Deaths

  • May 27 - Niccolò Paganini, Italian violinist and composerkrc:1840 джыл


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