August 1, 1840: Day of the Week
August 1, 1840 was the 214th day of the year 1840 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 152 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is samedi.
A person born on this day will be 177 years old today. If that same person saved a Penny every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $636.64 today. That is, assuming this person is still alive and kicking.
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Here’s the August 1840 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1840 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Leo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Peridot is the modern birthstone for this month. Diamond is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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August 1, 1840 Historical Event(s)
- 1840Labourer slaves in most of the British Empire are emancipated.
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