1840

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Gregorian calendar 1840
MDCCCXL
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4536 or 4476
     to 
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Ethiopian calendar 1832–1833
Hebrew calendar 5600–5601
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 - Vikram Samvat 1896–1897
 - Shaka Samvat 1761–1762
 - Kali Yuga 4940–4941
Holocene calendar 11840
Igbo calendar 840–841
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1966 or 1585 or 813
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阳金鼠年
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1967 or 1586 or 814
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January 13: Steamship Lexington sinks.

1840 (MDCCCXL) 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. As of the start of 1840, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

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July 4: RMS Britannia

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

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Ernst Abbe
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John Boyd Dunlop
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Émile Zola
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Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
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Empress Carlota of Mexico

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Mary Jane Patterson
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Auguste Rodin
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Claude Monet

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Caspar David Friedrich
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Frederick William III of Prussia

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Events from the year 1840 in the United States.

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