On This Day

What Happened on October 9, 1771

Historical Events

  • The Dutch merchant ship Vrouw Maria sinks near the coast of Finland.

Famous Birthdays

  • Frederik Willem, Duke of Brunswick (1813-15), born in Brunswick, Germany (d. 1815)
1771 Highlights

About October 9, 1771

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 250 years and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra