What Happened on June 21, 1839

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays

  • Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis, Brazilian writer (Epitaph of a small winner), born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (d. 1908)
  • Johannes P R Tak, Dutch liberal politician
  • John Decatur Barry, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1867)