What Happened on January 9, 1799

Historical Events

Income Tax

British Prime Minister William Pitt the Younger introduces income tax to raise funds for the war against Napoleon

Famous Deaths

  • Maria Gaetana Agnesi, Italian scientist (b. 1718)
1799 Highlights

About January 9, 1799

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 224 years, 8 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn