On This Day

What Happened on January 1, 1789

Famous Deaths

  • Christleib Siegmund Binder, German composer, dies at 65
  • Fletcher Norton, 1st Baron Grantley, English politician, dies at 72
1789 Highlights

About January 1, 1789

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 232 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn