On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1821

Famous Birthdays

  • Louis Laurent Gabriel de Mortillet, French anthropologist who was the first to organize and classify Stone Age cultures into a chronological sequence of epochs, born in Meylan, France (d. 1898)

Famous Deaths

  • Horace Coignet, composer, dies at 86
1821 Highlights

About August 29, 1821

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 198 years, 4 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo