On This Day

What Happened on March 21, 1844

Historical Events

  • Origin of Baha'i Era-Baha'i calendar starts here (Baha 1, 1)
  • The original date predicted by William Miller of Massachusetts for the return of Christ and the end of the world

Famous Deaths

  • Leopold van Sasse van Ysselt, Dutch nobleman and politician, dies at 65
1844 Highlights

About March 21, 1844

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 177 years, 6 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries