On This Day

What Happened on July 19, 1860

Historical Events

  • 1st railroad reaches Kansas

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestLizzie Borden

Lizzie Borden, American woman acquitted of the murder of her parents (gave her mother forty whacks), born in Fall River, Massachusetts (d. 1927)

Acquitted Murderer Lizzie Borden
Acquitted Murderer
Lizzie Borden

1860 Highlights

About July 19, 1860

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 160 years, 3 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Cancer