On This Day

What Happened on April 2, 1801

Historical Events

Battle of Copenhagen

Napoleonic Wars: The British led by Horatio Nelson destroy the Danish fleet in the naval Battle of Copenhagen

Famous Deaths

  • Thomas Dadford Junior, British canal engineer (b. circa 1761)
1801 Highlights

About April 2, 1801

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 220 years, 8 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries