What Happened on August 19, 1839

Historical Events

Historic Invention

Details of Louis Daguerre's 1st practical photographic process are released in Paris

Famous Birthdays

  • Oskar Brefeld, German botanist and founder of modern mycology, born in Telgte, Germany (d. 1925)
1839 Highlights

About August 19, 1839

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 183 years, 5 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo