On This Day

What Happened on April 9, 1806

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestIsambard Kingdom Brunel

Isambard Kingdom Brunel, British engineer (SS Great Britain, Great Western Railway), born in Portsmouth, England (d. 1859)


Famous Deaths

  • William V of Orange, Stadtholder of the Dutch Republic, dies at 58
1806 Highlights

About April 9, 1806

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 214 years, 4 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries