What Happened on May 19, 1795

Famous Birthdays

  • Johns Hopkins, American financier and philanthropist (founded Johns Hopkins Hospital and Johns Hopkins University), born in Gambrills, Maryland (d. 1873)

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? 228 years, 4 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus