On This Day

What Happened on January 8, 1806

Historical Events

  • Battle of Blaauwberg: British forces attack French vassal, the Batavian Republic near Cape Town, modern day South Africa

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Lewis and Clark find skeleton of 105' blue whale in Oregon

Explorer and Leader of Lewis & Clark Expedition Meriwether Lewis
Explorer and Leader of Lewis & Clark Expedition
Meriwether Lewis
Explorer and Leader of Lewis & Clark Expedition William Clark
Explorer and Leader of Lewis & Clark Expedition
William Clark

1806 Highlights

About January 8, 1806

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 214 years, 9 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn