What Happened on January 1, 1801

Historical Events

  • The dwarf planet Ceres is discovered by Italian monk Giuseppe Piazzi

United Kingdom Forms

The Irish Parliament votes to join the Kingdom of Great Britain, forming the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

About January 1, 1801

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 222 years and 3 months
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn