On This Day

What Happened on August 19, 1790

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward John Dent, British clockmaker to Queen Victoria and commissioned to make Big Ben, London (completed after his death by his son Frederick Dent), born in London, England (d. 1853)
1790 Highlights

About August 19, 1790

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 231 years, 5 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo