On This Day

What Happened on May 15, 1800

Historical Events


MurderAssassination Attempt

King George III survives a second assassination attempt

King of Great Britain, Ireland and Hanover George III
King of Great Britain, Ireland and Hanover
George III

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pope Pius VII calls on French bishops to return to Gospel principles

Bishop of Imola and Pope Pius VII
Bishop of Imola and Pope
Pius VII

1800 Highlights

About May 15, 1800

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 221 years, 2 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus