On This Day

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, composer, dies at 68
1844 Highlights

About May 21, 1844

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 176 years, 2 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Gemini