On This Day

What Happened on August 19, 1812

Historical Events

  • US warship Constitution defeats British warship Guerriere

Famous Deaths

  • Vincenzo Righini, composer, dies at 56
1812 Highlights

About August 19, 1812

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 207 years, 11 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo