On This Day

What Happened on January 14, 1799

Historical Events


AgreementContract of Interest

Eli Whitney receives government contract for 10,000 muskets

Inventor of the Cotton Gin Eli Whitney
Inventor of the Cotton Gin
Eli Whitney
  • King of Naples flees before advancing French armies
1799 Highlights

About January 14, 1799

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 221 years and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn