On This Day

What Happened on April 21, 1816

Day of the Week: Sunday

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestCharlotte Brontë

Charlotte Brontë,English novelist (Jane Eyre), born in Thornton, West Yorkshire

  • Louis Wigfall, American politician (Confederate States Senator from Texas 1862-85), born in Edgefield, South Carolina (d. 1974)