On This Day

What Happened on March 31, 1809

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward FitzGerald, England, writer (Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam)
  • Nikolai Gogol [Nikolay], Ukrainian-born Russian novelist, humorist, and dramatist (Dead Souls, The Inspector-General), born in Sorochintsy, Poltava Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 1852)
  • Otto Jonas Lindblad, composer
1809 Highlights

About March 31, 1809

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 211 years, 6 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries