On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 1780

Historical Events

  • Battle of Cape St Vincent: British fleet under Admiral Sir George Rodney defeats Spanish squadron under Don Juan de L├íngara
1780 Highlights

About January 16, 1780

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 241 years and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn