On This Day

What Happened on April 21, 1816

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestCharlotte Brontë

Charlotte Brontë, English novelist (Jane Eyre), born in Thornton, West Yorkshire, England (d. 1855)

  • Louis Wigfall, American politician (Confederate States Senator from Texas 1862-85), born in Edgefield, South Carolina (d. 1874)
1816 Highlights

About April 21, 1816

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 204 years, 6 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus