On This Day

What Happened on September 21, 1832

Famous Birthdays

  • Friedrich Wilhelm Langhans, German musician and composer, born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1892)
  • Samuel S. Carroll, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Takoma Park, Maryland (d. 1893)

Famous Deaths

  • Walter Scott, Scottish historical novelist and poet (The Lady of the Lake, Ivanhoe), dies at 61
1832 Highlights

About September 21, 1832

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 188 years, 2 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Virgo