On This Day

What Happened on February 1, 1796

Historical Events

  • The capital of Upper Canada is moved from Newark to York

Famous Birthdays

  • Abraham Emanuel Fröhlich, Swiss poet (d. 1865)
1796 Highlights

About February 1, 1796

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 224 years, 6 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aquarius