What Happened on January 4, 1809

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Louis Braille, French educator and inventor of a system of reading and writing for the blind, born in Coupvray, France (d. 1852)

Braille Inventor Louis Braille
Braille Inventor
Louis Braille

Famous Deaths

  • Bartolomeo Giacometti, composer, dies at 67