On This Day

What Happened on February 20, 1779

Famous Birthdays

  • Augustus Callcott, landscape painter, Kensington

Famous Deaths

  • Johannes Burman, Dutch botanist, plant author and physician, dies at 71
1779 Highlights

About February 20, 1779

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 242 years, 7 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces