On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 1809

Historical Events

  • Peninsular War: The British defeat the French at the Battle of Corunna

Famous Deaths

  • Sir John Moore, British General, at the Battle of Corunna (b. 1761)
1809 Highlights

About January 16, 1809

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 212 years, 10 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn