On This Day

What Happened on October 23, 1819

Historical Events

  • 1st ship sails through the Erie Canal from Rome, New York to Utica, New York

Famous Birthdays

  • Isac Baker Woodbury, American composer, and musicologist (The Dulcimer: Or the New York Collection of Sacred Music), born in Beverly, Massachusetts, (d. 1858)
1819 Highlights

About October 23, 1819

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 201 years and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio