On This Day

What Happened on April 20, 1809

Historical Events

Victory in Battle

Napoleon I and French forces defeat Austria at Battle of Abensberg, Bavaria

Famous Birthdays

  • John S. Preston, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Abingdon, Virginia (d. 1881)
1809 Highlights

About April 20, 1809

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 212 years, 7 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus