On This Day

What Happened on January 19, 1851

Famous Birthdays

  • David Starr Jordan, American biologist and university president (Leland Stanford), born in New York
  • Johannes C Kapteyn, Dutch astronomer

Famous Deaths

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

About January 19, 1851

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 170 years, 6 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn