On This Day

What Happened on July 24, 1821

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestBill the Butcher

William Poole, American gang member (New York City's Bowery Boys), born in Sussex County, New Jersey (d. 1855)

Gang Leader Bill the Butcher
Gang Leader
Bill the Butcher

1821 Highlights

About July 24, 1821

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 199 years, 5 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo