On This Day

What Happened on June 6, 1799

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Pushkin, Russian writer and poet (Eugene Onegin), born in Moscow, Russian Empire (d. 1837)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPatrick Henry

Patrick Henry, American Revolutionary and Founding Father famous for his "Give me liberty or give me death" speech, dies at 63

American Revolutionary and Founding Father Patrick Henry
American Revolutionary and Founding Father
Patrick Henry

1799 Highlights

About June 6, 1799

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 221 years, 2 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini