On This Day

What Happened on February 6, 1804

Famous Birthdays

  • Regnerus Livius van Andringa de Kempenaer, Dutch politician, born in 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands (d. 1813)

Famous Deaths

Person of interestJoseph Priestley

Joseph Priestley, English chemist, theologian and author who discovered oxygen and carbonated water, dies at 70

Chemist, Theologian and Author Joseph Priestley
Chemist, Theologian and Author
Joseph Priestley
1804 Highlights

About February 6, 1804

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 217 years, 8 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aquarius