On This Day

What Happened on May 19, 1861

Famous Birthdays

  • Dame Nellie Melba [Helen Mitchell], Australian operatic soprano, and face of the Australian 100 dollar note, born in Richmond, Victoria, Australia (d. 1931)
1861 Highlights

About May 19, 1861

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 160 years, 2 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus