1840 in the United States

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1840 in the United States
Years: 1837 1838 183918401841 1842 1843

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Events from the year 1840 in the United States.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

Undated[edit]

Ongoing[edit]

Births[edit]

  • January 1 – Patrick Walsh, Ireland-born United States Senator from Georgia from 1894 till 1895. (died 1899)
  • May 4 – George Gray, United States Senator from Delaware from 1885 till 1899. (died 1925)
  • September 23 – Simon B. Conover, United States Senator from Florida from 1873 till 1879. (died 1908)
  • October 1 – Anthony Higgins, United States Senator from Delaware from 1889 till 1895. (died 1912)

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ CommunicationSolutions/ISI, "Railroad — Wilmington & Raleigh (later Weldon)", North Carolina Business History, 2006, accessed 1 February 2010
  2. ^ CommunicationSolutions/ISI, "Railroads — prior to the Civil War", North Carolina Business History, 2006, accessed 1 February 2010

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