What Happened on October 21, 1803

Historical Events

Historic Event

English scientist John Dalton reads his paper on the absorption of gases by water to the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Soc - 1st outline of his atomic theory

Famous Birthdays

  • George Wright, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Norwich, Vermont (d. 1865)
1803 Highlights

About October 21, 1803

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 219 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra