What Happened on September 21, 1860

Historical Events

  • In the Second Opium War, an Anglo-French force defeats Chinese troops at the Battle of Baliqiao

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Schopenhauer, German philosopher ("The World as Will and Representation") known for his philosophical pessimism, dies of pulmonary-respiratory failure at 72
1860 Highlights

About September 21, 1860

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 163 years and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Virgo