On This Day

What Happened on May 15, 1851

Historical Events

  • King Mongkut [Rama IV or Phra Chomklao Chaoyuhua] crowned in Siam (Thailand)

Famous Birthdays

  • Herbert Lawford, British tennis player (Wimbledon 1887; first exponent of topspin), born in Bayswater, England (d. 1925)
1851 Highlights

About May 15, 1851

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 169 years, 6 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus