On This Day

What Happened on August 21, 1810

Historical Events

  • Jean-Baptiste Bernadotte, Marshal of France, is elected Crown Prince of Sweden by the Swedish Riksdag of the Estates.

Famous Birthdays

  • Thomas Jefferson McKean, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Burlington, Pennsylvania (d. 1870)
1810 Highlights

About August 21, 1810

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 211 years, 3 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo