On This Day

What Happened on August 9, 1803

Historical Events

  • 1st horses arrive in Hawaii

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Robert Fulton tests his steam paddle-boat on the River Seine, France, but it sinks

Commercial Steamboat Inventor Robert Fulton
Commercial Steamboat Inventor
Robert Fulton

1803 Highlights

About August 9, 1803

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 217 years, 3 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo