What Happened on July 19, 1843

Historical Events

SS Great Britain

The steamship SS Great Britain is launched, designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, is the first ocean-going craft with an iron hull or screw propeller and the largest vessel afloat in the world

1843 Highlights

About July 19, 1843

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 179 years, 4 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer