1819 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1819
Ab urbe condita 2572
Armenian calendar 1268
Assyrian calendar 6569
Balinese saka calendar 1740–1741
Bengali calendar 1226
Berber calendar 2769
British Regnal year 59 Geo. 3 – 60 Geo. 3
Buddhist calendar 2363
Burmese calendar 1181
Byzantine calendar 7327–7328
Chinese calendar 戊寅(Earth Tiger)
4515 or 4455
    — to —
己卯年 (Earth Rabbit)
4516 or 4456
Coptic calendar 1535–1536
Discordian calendar 2985
Ethiopian calendar 1811–1812
Hebrew calendar 5579–5580
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1875–1876
 - Shaka Samvat 1740–1741
 - Kali Yuga 4919–4920
Holocene calendar 11819
Igbo calendar 819–820
Iranian calendar 1197–1198
Islamic calendar 1234–1235
Japanese calendar Bunsei 2
Javanese calendar 1746–1747
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar 4152
Minguo calendar 93 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar 351
Thai solar calendar 2361–2362
Tibetan calendar 阳土虎年
(male Earth-Tiger)
1945 or 1564 or 792
    — to —
(female Earth-Rabbit)
1946 or 1565 or 793
August 7: Battle of Boyacá

1819 (MDCCCXIX) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar, the 1819th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 819th year of the 2nd millennium, the 19th year of the 19th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1810s decade. As of the start of 1819, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.




  • April 6 – June 21 – French slave ship Le Rodeur sails from Bonny in West Africa to Guadeloupe in the West Indies; in the course of the transatlantic voyage many onboard become blind, and thirty slaves are thrown overboard as a consequence.[1]
  • April 7 (N.S.) (March 26 O.S.) – The Governorate of Livonia of the Russian Empire emancipates its peasants from serfdom.
  • May 22 – The SS Savannah leaves port at Savannah, Georgia, on a voyage to become the first steamship to cross the Atlantic Ocean, although only a fraction of the trip will be made under steam. The ship arrives at Liverpool, England 29 days later, on June 20.
  • May 22 – Memphis, Tennessee is founded.
  • June 16 – The 7.7–8.2 Mw Rann of Kutch earthquake kills at least 1,543 people in the modern-day Indian state of Gujarat at the Arabian Sea, causing an 80–150 km (50–93 mi) stretch of land to be raised as much as 6 m (20 ft), creating a natural dam, the Allahbund.



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  7. ^ George B. Clark, Treading Softly: U.S. Marines in China, 1819-1949 (Greenwood, 2001) p1
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  10. ^ Journal of a Voyage to Discover a North-west Passage. 1821.
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