On This Day

What Happened on October 20, 1819

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel Edgar Sickles, American politician, diplomat and Major General (Union Army), born in NYC, New York (d. 1914)
  • Karol Mikuli, composer
  • The Báb, Persian founder of the Bábí Faith (d. 1850)

Famous Deaths

  • Lambert-Francois Godecharle, composer, dies at 66