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What Happened on May 21, 1790

Famous Deaths

  • Thomas Warton, English critic and poet (Pleasures of Melancholy) British Poet Laureate (1785-90), dies at 62
1790 Highlights

About May 21, 1790

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 230 years, 9 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini