On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 1819

Historical Events

  • Norwich University is founded in Vermont as the first private military school in the United States

Famous Birthdays

  • Samuel Powhatan Carter, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Elizabethton, Tennessee (d. 1891)
1819 Highlights

About August 6, 1819

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 202 years, 1 month and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo