On This Day

What Happened on April 20, 1839

Famous Birthdays

  • Carol I, King of Romania (1881-1914), born in Sigmaringen, Germany (d. 1914)

Famous Deaths

  • Giuseppe Rossini, father of Italian composer Gioachino Rossini, dies
1839 Highlights

About April 20, 1839

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 181 years, 7 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus