On This Day

July 4, 1819 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

Event of interestEvent of Interest

William Herschel makes last telescopic observation of 1819 comet

Astronomer William Herschel
William Herschel

Birthdays in History

  • Reuben Fenton, American merchant and politician (22nd Governor of New York), born in Carroll, New York (d. 1885)