On This Day

What Happened on December 29, 1809

Famous Birthdays

  • Albert Pike, US attorney, soldier, writer, and freemason (Brigadier-General in the Confederate Army), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1891)

Person of interestWilliam Gladstone

William Ewart Gladstone, British statesman and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (Liberal: 1868-74, 1880-86, 1892-94), born in Liverpool, England (d. 1898)

British Prime Minister William Gladstone
British Prime Minister
William Gladstone

1809 Highlights

About December 29, 1809

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 210 years, 9 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn