On This Day

What Happened on August 19, 1859

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Comiskey, American baseball infielder (St. Louis Brown Stockings/Browns), team owner (Chicago White Sox) and manager (St. Louis Browns), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1931)
  • Hippolyte Delehaye, Flemish historian and hagiographer, born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1941)
1859 Highlights

About August 19, 1859

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 162 years, 5 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo