On This Day

What Happened on December 9, 1798

Famous Deaths

  • Johann Reinhold Forster, German botanist (naturalist on James Cook's second Pacific voyage), dies at 69
1798 Highlights

About December 9, 1798

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 222 years, 1 month and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius