On This Day

What Happened on May 4, 1820

Famous Birthdays

  • Joseph Whitaker, British publisher (Whitaker's Almanack), born in London (d. 1895)
  • Julia Gardiner Tyler, 2nd wife of President John Tyler (1841-45), born in Gardiners Island, New York (d. 1889)
1820 Highlights

About May 4, 1820

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 201 years, 5 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus