On This Day

What Happened on August 19, 1808

Famous Birthdays

  • James Nasmyth, Scottish engineer and inventor of the steam hammer, born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1890)
1808 Highlights

About August 19, 1808

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 212 years, 5 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo