On This Day

What Happened on August 19, 1859

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Comiskey, American baseball player, team owner and manager (Chicago White Sox), 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? 160 years, 5 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo