On This Day

What Happened on May 11, 1841

Historical Events

Historic Event

American Charles Wilkes lands at Fort Nisqually in Puget Sound

Famous Birthdays

  • Ernst von Possart, German actor and theatre director (Bayerische Hoftheater), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1921)
1841 Highlights

About May 11, 1841

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 180 years, 6 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus