On This Day

What Happened on September 21, 1832

Day of the Week: Friday

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), dies at 61