On This Day

What Happened on July 27, 1844

Historical Events

  • Fire destroys US mint at Charlotte, North Carolina

Famous Deaths

Person of interestJohn Dalton

John Dalton, English physicist and chemist who developed the atomic theory of matter and researched colour blindness, dies at 77

Chemist, Physicist and Meteorologist John Dalton
Chemist, Physicist and Meteorologist
John Dalton
1844 Highlights

About July 27, 1844

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 177 years, 2 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo