On This Day

What Happened on January 21, 1815

Famous Birthdays

  • Horace Wells, dentist (pioneered use of medical anethesia)
  • John Bingham, American politician and lawyer (d. 1900)

Famous Deaths

  • M Claudius, writer, dies at 74
  • Matthias Claudius, German poet, dies at 74
1815 Highlights

About January 21, 1815

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 205 years, 10 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius