On This Day

What Happened on January 31, 1788

Famous Deaths


Person of interestBonnie Prince Charlie

Bonnie Prince Charlie [Charles Edward Stuart], English pretender to throne (Jacobite rebellion), dies of a stroke at 67

Pretender to the British throne Bonnie Prince Charlie
Pretender to the British throne
Bonnie Prince Charlie
  • Francesco Zannetti, Italian composer, dies at 50
1788 Highlights

About January 31, 1788

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 232 years, 9 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aquarius