On This Day

What Happened on August 20, 1799

Famous Birthdays

  • Heinrich von Gagern, German liberal politician, born in Bayreuth, Bavaria, Germany (d. 1880)

Famous Deaths

  • Johann Christian Gottlob Eidenbenz, German composer, dies at 37
1799 Highlights

About August 20, 1799

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 220 years, 11 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo