What Happened on January 1, 1819

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur Hugh Clough, English poet, friend of Matthew Arnold, born in Liverpool, England (d. 1861)
  • George Foster Shepley, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Saco, Maine (d. 1878)
  • Tom Hyer, American bare-knuckle boxer (American heavyweight champion 1841-51), born in Caernarvon Township, Pennsylvania (d. 1864)
Born in 1819
1819 Highlights

About January 1, 1819

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 204 years, 2 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn