On This Day

What Happened on August 17, 1819

Historical Events

  • The Church Missionary Society establishes New Zealand's second mission station at Kerikeri

Famous Birthdays

  • James Henry Van Alen, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Kinderhook, New York (d. 1886)
1819 Highlights

About August 17, 1819

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 201 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo