On This Day

What Happened on August 31, 1821

Famous Birthdays

  • Hermann von Helmholtz, German physician and physicist, born in Potsdam, Kingdom of Prussia (d. 1894)
  • Vaclav Hugo Zavrtal, Bohemian clarinetist, band leader, and composer, born in Polepy, Austrian Empire (now Czech Republic) (d. 1899)
1821 Highlights

About August 31, 1821

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 199 years, 4 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo