What Happened on January 18, 1779

Historical Events

Appointment of Interest

John Dickinson is appointed a delegate for Delaware to the Continental Congress

Famous Birthdays

Peter Mark RogetPeter Mark Roget (1779-1869)

British lexicographer (Roget's Thesaurus) and inventor (slide rule, pocket chessboard), born in London

Born in 1779
1779 Highlights

About January 18, 1779

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 244 years, 4 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn