On This Day

What Happened on May 19, 1795

Famous Birthdays

  • Johns Hopkins, philanthropist, founded Johns Hopkins University

Famous Deaths

  • James Boswell, Scottish biographer of Samuel Johnson and diarist, dies at 54
  • Josiah Bartlett, American physician and statesman (signed US Declaration of Independence), dies at 65
1795 Highlights

About May 19, 1795

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 226 years, 6 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus