What Happened on January 12, 1807

Historical Events

  • Gunpowder-ship explodes in Leiden, Netherlands, 150 die

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan Theodoor Beelen, Dutch-Belgian bible scholar, born in Amsterdam (d. 1884)

Famous Deaths

  • Adriaan Kluit, Dutch historian, dies at 71
  • Joan Lucaz, Dutch journalist and patriot, dies at 60
1807 Highlights

About January 12, 1807

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 216 years and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn