On This Day

What Happened on January 21, 1859

Famous Birthdays

  • Antoni Wincenty Rutkowski, Polish composer and pianist, born in Warsaw (d. 1886)

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Hallam, British lawyer and historian, dies at 81
1859 Highlights

About January 21, 1859

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 162 years, 8 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius