On This Day

What Happened on January 20, 1798

Famous Birthdays

  • Anson Jones, 5th and last President of Texas, born in Great Barrington, Massachusetts (d. 1858)

Famous Deaths

  • Christian Cannabich, German composer and royal chaplain master, dies at 66
1798 Highlights

About January 20, 1798

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 224 years and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius