What Happened on January 29, 1802

Historical Events

Music History

First celebration of Burns Night, in honor of poet Robert Burns's birthday by The Mother Club in Greenock (later realized his actual birthday 25th January)

  • John Beckley of Virginia appointed first Librarian of Congress
1802 Highlights

About January 29, 1802

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 221 years and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius