What Happened on January 9, 1799

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

British Prime Minister William Pitt the Younger introduces income tax to raise funds for the war against Napoleon

British Prime Minister William Pitt the Younger
British Prime Minister
William Pitt the Younger
French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte

Famous Deaths

  • Maria Gaetana Agnesi, Italian scientist (b. 1718)