On This Day

What Happened on May 19, 1857

Historical Events

  • Americans William Francis Channing and Moses G Farmer patent the electric fire alarm

Famous Birthdays

  • John Jacob Abel, American Pharmacologist (endocrine glands), born in Cleveland, Ohio
1857 Highlights

About May 19, 1857

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 163 years, 6 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus