On This Day

What Happened on November 23, 1819

Famous Birthdays

  • Benjamin Mayberry Prentiss, American politician and Major General (Union Army), born in Belleville, Virginia (d. 1901)
  • Josiah Dwight Whitney, American Geologist who led the California Geological Survey (Mount Whitney and Whitney Glacier are named for him), born in Northampton, Massachusetts
1819 Highlights

About November 23, 1819

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 202 years and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius