1840

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This article is about the year 1840.
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 18th century19th century20th century
Decades: 1810s  1820s  1830s  – 1840s –  1850s  1860s  1870s
Years: 1837 1838 183918401841 1842 1843
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1840 (MDCCCXL) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (dominical letter ED) of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Monday (dominical letter GF) 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. Note that the Julian day for 1840 is 12 calendar days difference, which continued to be used from 1582 until the complete conversion of the Gregorian calendar was entirely done in 1929.

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File:Belle-poule-napoleon-couleur.jpg
The frigate Belle-Poule brings back the remains of Napoléon to France.

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References

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