On This Day

What Happened on May 9, 1793

Historical Events

  • Explorer Alexander Mackenzie sets out on his second expedition to the Pacific from Fort Fork (arrives at Pacific 22nd July)

Famous Birthdays

  • Johannes Cornelis de Jonge, Dutch historian and archivist, born in Zierikzee, Netherlands (d. 1853)
1793 Highlights

About May 9, 1793

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 227 years, 6 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus