On This Day

What Happened on July 21, 1853

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Central Park in New York created when New York State Legislature puts aside more than 750 acres of land on Manhattan Island

Landscape Architect and Writer Frederick Law Olmsted
Landscape Architect and Writer
Frederick Law Olmsted

1853 Highlights

About July 21, 1853

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 167 years, 6 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer