What Happened on August 19, 1851

Famous Birthdays

Charles E. HiresCharles E. Hires (1851-1937)

American pharmacist, inventor and manufacturer of the Hires Root Beer beverage, born in Elsinboro, Pennsylvania

  • Frans Schollaert, Belgian Catholic Party politician and 19th Prime Minister of Belgium (1908-11), born in Wilsele, Belgium (d. 1917)
Born in 1851

Famous Deaths

  • Gioseffo Catrufo, Italian composer, dies at 80
1851 Highlights

About August 19, 1851

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 171 years, 9 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo