On This Day

What Happened on March 26, 1820

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Future Mormon church leader Joseph Smith has his "First Vision" in a wooded area of New York, according to Mormon scholars

Religious Leader Joseph Smith
Religious Leader
Joseph Smith

Famous Deaths

  • Jean-Etienne Despreaux, French ballet dancer and composer, dies at 71
1820 Highlights

About March 26, 1820

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 200 years, 3 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries