On This Day

What Happened on February 3, 1809

Historical Events

  • Territory of Illinois organizes (including present-day Wisconsin)

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestFelix Mendelssohn

Felix Mendelssohn [Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy], German composer and pianist (Great Scherzos), born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1847)

Composer and Pianist Felix Mendelssohn
Composer and Pianist
Felix Mendelssohn

1809 Highlights

About February 3, 1809

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 211 years, 8 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius