On This Day

What Happened on May 19, 1869

Famous Birthdays

  • Henry Horatio Dixon, Irish Biologist who originated the cohesion-tension theory of water and mineral movement in plants, born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Jules Poncelet, Belgian minister of State
1869 Highlights

About May 19, 1869

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 151 years, 6 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus