On This Day

What Happened on March 29, 1809

Historical Events

  • King Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden abdicates after a coup d'├ętat. At the Diet of Porvoo, Finland's four Estates pledge allegiance to Alexander I of Russia, commencing the secession of the Grand Duchy of Finland from Sweden.
1809 Highlights

About March 29, 1809

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 211 years, 9 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries