On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1802

Historical Events

Historic Event

Naturalists Alexander von Humboldt and Aimé Bonpland reach Quito, Ecuador

Naturalist and Explorer Alexander von Humboldt
Naturalist and Explorer
Alexander von Humboldt

Famous Birthdays

  • Ion Heliade-Radulescu, Romanian writer (Gramatica), born in Târgoviște, Romania (d. 1872)
1802 Highlights

About January 6, 1802

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 219 years, 9 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn