January 9, 1799 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History


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

Deaths in History

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