On This Day

What Happened on August 22, 1851

Historical Events

  • 100 Guineas Cup is raced around Isle of Wight; US schooner 'America' beats British cutter 'Aurora' by 24 minutes; first competition for the America's Cup yachting trophy
  • Gold fields discovered in Australia
1851 Highlights

About August 22, 1851

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 169 years, 3 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo