On This Day

What Happened on December 19, 1851

Famous Deaths


Person of interestJ. M. W. Turner

J. M. W. Turner, English landscape painter (Shipwreck, Rain, Steam & Speed), dies of cholera at 76

Romantic Painter J. M. W. Turner
Romantic Painter
J. M. W. Turner

1851 Highlights

About December 19, 1851

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 169 years, 1 month and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius