On This Day

What Happened on January 4, 1821

Famous Birthdays

  • John James Peck, American Major General (Union Army), born in Manlius, New York (d. 1878)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestElizabeth Ann Bayley Seton

Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton, 1st native-born American saint, dies in Maryland at 46

1st American-born Saint Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton
1st American-born Saint
Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton

1821 Highlights

About January 4, 1821

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 199 years, 9 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn