On This Day

What Happened on January 1, 1800

Historical Events

  • Dutch East Indies Company dissolves

Famous Birthdays

  • Sydney Nelson, composer
  • Vaclav Horak, composer

Famous Deaths

  • Louis-Jean-Marie Daubenton, French zoologist, dies at 83
1800 Highlights

About January 1, 1800

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 221 years, 6 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn