On This Day

What Happened on March 19, 1821

Famous Birthdays

  • Francis Barretto Spinola, American politician and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Old Field, New York (d. 1891)

Person of interestRichard Francis Burton

Richard Burton, English explorer and translator (Arabian Nights), born in Torquay, Devon (d. 1890)

Geographer, Explorer & Translator Richard Francis Burton
Geographer, Explorer & Translator
Richard Francis Burton
  • William Allingham, Ballyshannon, County Donegal, Irish poet (The Fairies, Laurence Bloomfield in Ireland)
1821 Highlights

About March 19, 1821

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 199 years, 8 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces