On This Day

What Happened on September 2, 1807

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

The Royal Navy bombards Copenhagen with fire bombs and phosphorus rockets to prevent Denmark from surrendering its fleet to Napoleon.

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte

1807 Highlights

About September 2, 1807

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 213 years, 4 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo