What Happened on October 11, 1821

Day of the Week: Thursday

Famous Birthdays

  • Angelo Mariani, Italian composer, born in Ravenna, Italy (d. 1873)

Person of interestGeorge Williams

George Williams, English philanthropist and founder of YMCA, born in Dulverton, West Somerset, England (d. 1905)

Founder of the YMCA George Williams
Founder of the YMCA
George Williams

Famous Deaths

  • John Ross Key, American lawyer, commissioned officer in the Continental Army and the father of Francis Scott Key, dies at 67