6th of February, 1840

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 6th of February, 1840, fell on a Thursday.
  • Decade: 1840s.
  • 178 years, 10 months and 6 days have passed since the 6th of February, 1840.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 06 of 1840.
  • Day 37 of 1840.
  • Leap Year: 1840 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1840 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 6th of February, 1840 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.
  • American Format: 02-06-1840 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1840-02-06. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "18400206" are easier to sort.


National holidays and famous events that fall on the 6th of February:

  • Waitangi Day (New Zealand)

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Martin Van Buren was the President of the United States on the 6th of February, 1840.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 6th of February, 1840 was probably conceived around the 29th of April, 1839. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 6th of February, 1840 is the 15th of November, 1840. (Rough Estimate).

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 6th of February:

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 6th of February:


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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 6th of February, 1840.

  • 65,323 days have passed since this date.
  • 5,643,907,200 seconds have passed since the 6th of February, 1840.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 6,584,558,400 times.
  • Since the 6th of February, 1840, earth has travelled approximately 2,912,256,115,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 940,651,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 485,376,019 steps. That's about 215,723 miles!
  • Since this date, 67,726,886 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!


Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Thursday" in other languages is:

  • German: Donnerstag.
  • French: Jeudi.
  • Italian: Giovedi.
  • Spanish: Jueves.
  • Portuguese: Quinta-feira.


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