What Happened on November 9, 1802

Famous Birthdays

  • Elijah Parish Lovejoy, American newspaper publisher and abolitionist, born in Albion, Maine (d. 1837)

Famous Deaths

  • Thomas Girtin, English artist, watercolorist and etcher ("The White House, Chelsea"), dies in his painting room at 27 from suspected asthma, consumption, or ossification of the heart
1802 Highlights

About November 9, 1802

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 220 years, 10 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio