On This Day

What Happened on March 19, 1859

Historical Events

  • Opera "Faust" by Charles Gounod premieres in Paris

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward J. McKeever, American baseball executive (co-owner Brooklyn Dodgers), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1925)
1859 Highlights

About March 19, 1859

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 161 years, 11 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces