What Happened on June 20, 1819

Historical Events

  • The SS Savannah reaches Cork in Ireland after a 29 day and 11 hour voyage from Savannah, Georgia to become the 1st steamship to cross the Atlantic or any other ocean

Famous Birthdays

  • Jacques Offenbach, German-French composer (Tales of Hoffmann), born in Cologne, Germany (d. 1880)
Born in 1819
1819 Highlights

About June 20, 1819

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 203 years, 11 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini