On This Day

What Happened on January 23, 1789

Historical Events

  • Georgetown, 1st US Catholic college, founded

Famous Deaths

  • Frances Brooke, English writer (b. 1724)
  • John Cleland, English novelist (Fanny Hill) dies (b. 1709)
1789 Highlights

About January 23, 1789

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 233 years, 5 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius