On This Day

What Happened on January 30, 1797

Historical Events

  • US Congress refuses to accept 1st petition from African American

Famous Birthdays

  • Edwin Vose Sumner, American Major General (Union Army), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1863)

Famous Deaths

  • Johann Abraham Sixt, composer, dies at 40
1797 Highlights

About January 30, 1797

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 224 years, 10 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius