On This Day

What Happened on January 1, 1808

Historical Events

  • African Benevolent Society (education) forms
  • Congress prohibits importation of slaves
  • Sierra Leone becomes a British colony
1808 Highlights

About January 1, 1808

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 212 years, 9 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn