On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 1794

Famous Deaths


Person of interestEdward Gibbon

Edward Gibbon, English historian (The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire), dies in London at 56

Historian Edward Gibbon
Historian
Edward Gibbon

1794 Highlights

About January 16, 1794

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

Star Sign: Capricorn