On This Day

What Happened on January 11, 1788

Famous Birthdays

  • William Thomas Brande, English chemist (d. 1866)

Famous Deaths

  • Fran├žois Joseph Paul de Grasse, French admiral (commanded the French fleet at the Battle of the Chesapeake), dies at 64
1788 Highlights

About January 11, 1788

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 233 years, 10 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn