On This Day

What Happened on February 2, 1709

Historical Events

Historic Event

British sailor Alexander Selkirk is rescued by William Dampier after being marooned on a desert island for 5 years, his story inspires "Robinson Crusoe

1709 Highlights

About February 2, 1709

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 312 years, 11 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius