On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1785

Famous Deaths


Person of interestHaym Salomon

Haym Salomon, Polish-born American broker who helped finance the American Revolution, dies in Philadelphia at 44

Financier Haym Salomon
Financier
Haym Salomon

1785 Highlights

About January 6, 1785

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 236 years and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn