On This Day

What Happened on July 19, 1838

Famous Birthdays

  • Joel Asaph Allen, American zoologist (Allen's rule) and first curator of birds and mammals at the American Museum of Natural History, born in Springfield, Massachusetts (d. 1921)

Famous Deaths

  • Frédéric-Nicolas Duvernoy, French horn player and composer, dies at 72
1838 Highlights

About July 19, 1838

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 183 years, 4 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer