On This Day

What Happened on May 21, 1860

Famous Birthdays

  • Willem Einthoven, Dutch physiologist and inventor of the electrocardiodiogram (Nobel Prize in Medicine 1924), born in Semarang, Dutch East Indies (d. 1927)

Famous Deaths

  • Johannes Frederik Fröhlich, Danish violinist and composer, dies at 53
1860 Highlights

About May 21, 1860

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 160 years, 6 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Gemini