On This Day

What Happened on February 15, 1809

Famous Birthdays

  • André Dumont, Belgian geologist, born in Liège, Belgium (d. 1857)

Person of interestCyrus McCormick

Cyrus McCormick, American inventor and businessman (mechanical reaper), born in Shenandoah Valley, Virginia (d. 1884)

Inventor of the Mechanical Reaper Cyrus McCormick
Inventor of the Mechanical Reaper
Cyrus McCormick

1809 Highlights

About February 15, 1809

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 211 years, 9 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius