On This Day

What Happened on August 21, 1858

Historical Events

  • 1st Lincoln-Douglas debate in Illinois

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestRudolf, Crown Prince of Austria

Rudolf Franz Karl Joseph, Crown Prince of Austria and heir apparent to the Imperial throne of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, born in Schloss Laxenburg, Lower Austria, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 1889)


1858 Highlights

About August 21, 1858

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 162 years, 10 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo