On This Day

What Happened on March 11, 1789

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Benjamin Banneker and Pierre Charles L'Enfant begin to lay out Washington, D.C.

Mathematician, Astronomer and Almanac Author Benjamin Banneker
Mathematician, Astronomer and Almanac Author
Benjamin Banneker
Washington D.C. Architect Pierre Charles L'Enfant
Washington D.C. Architect
Pierre Charles L'Enfant

1789 Highlights

About March 11, 1789

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 231 years, 10 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces