On This Day

What Happened on November 21, 1834

Historical Events

  • HMS Beagle anchors at Bay of San Carlos, Chile

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestHetty Green

Henrietta "Hetty" Green, American businesswoman and financier whose wealth and miserliness saw her known as the "Witch of Wall Street", born in New Bedford, Massachusetts (d. 1916)

The Witch of Wall Street Hetty Green
The Witch of Wall Street
Hetty Green
  • Joseph Jackson Bartlett, American attorney, diplomat and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Binghamton, New York (d. 1893)
1834 Highlights

About November 21, 1834

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 185 years, 11 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio