On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1799

Famous Birthdays

  • Jedediah Smith, American fur trader & explorer, born in Tioga County, New York (d. 1831)

Famous Deaths

  • Frederik, Dutch prince of Orange-Nassau and general, dies of a fever at 25
1799 Highlights

About January 6, 1799

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 221 years, 10 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn