What Happened on January 19, 1851

Famous Birthdays

  • David Starr Jordan, American biologist and founding president of Stanford University, born in New York (d. 1931)
  • Johannes Cornelius Kapteyn, Dutch astronomer, born in Barneveld, Netherlands (d. 1922)

Famous Deaths

  • Esteban Echeverría, Argentine writer (b. 1805)
1851 Highlights

About January 19, 1851

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 172 years and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn