On This Day

What Happened on May 21, 1786

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Wilhelm Scheele, Swedish pharmacist and chemist (lemon acid), dies of mercury poisoning at 43
1786 Highlights

About May 21, 1786

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 234 years, 7 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini