What Happened on May 21, 1844

Famous Birthdays

  • Henri Rousseau, French post-impressionist painter (The Dream, The Hungry Lion Throws Itself on the Antelope), born in Laval, France (d. 1910)

Famous Deaths

  • Guiseppi Baini, Italian composer and priest, dies at 68
1844 Highlights

About May 21, 1844

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 178 years, 8 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Gemini