What Happened on July 20, 1808

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Napoleon decrees all French Jews adopt family names

Famous Deaths

  • François-Hippolyte Barthélémon, French composer, dies at 66
1808 Highlights

About July 20, 1808

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 214 years, 10 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Cancer