What Happened on March 23, 1801

Tsar Goes a Step Too Far

Famous Birthdays

  • Peterus Laurentius Regout, Dutch industrialist (founder of crystal, and pottery firm P. Regout & Co.), born in Maastricht, Dutch Republic (d. 1878)
Born in 1801

Famous Deaths

  • Tsar Paul I of Russia (1796-1801) is struck with a sword, strangled, and trampled to death in his bedroom at St. Michael's Castle aged 46
1801 Highlights

About March 23, 1801

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 222 years and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries