On This Day

What Happened on December 6, 1799

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph Black, Scottish chemist and physicist known for his discoveries of magnesium, latent heat and carbon dioxide, dies at 71
1799 Highlights

About December 6, 1799

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 220 years, 5 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius