On This Day

What Happened on October 20, 1819

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel Edgar Sickles, American politician, diplomat and Major General (Union Army), born in NYC, New York (d. 1914)
  • Karol Mikuli, Polish composer and pianist (friend of Chopin), born in Czerniowice, Bukovina (d. 1897)
  • The Báb, Persian founder of the Bábí Faith, born in Shiraz, Iran (d. 1850)

Famous Deaths

  • Lambert-Francois Godecharle, Belgian composer and singer, dies at 66
1819 Highlights

About October 20, 1819

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 202 years, 1 month and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra