On This Day

What Happened on August 21, 1824

Famous Birthdays

  • John Sanford Mason, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Steubenville, Ohio (d. 1897)

Famous Deaths

  • John Taylor, philosopher (Jeffersonian Democracy), dies at 70
  • Santiago Ferrer, composer, dies at 62
1824 Highlights

About August 21, 1824

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 196 years, 3 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo