On This Day

What Happened on May 31, 1809

Famous Deaths

  • Ferdinand von Schill, Prussian officer/rebel, dies in battle at 33
  • Franz Joseph Haydn, Austrian composer of the classical period (The Creation, Trumpet Concerto), dies at 77
  • Jean Lannes, French marshal (b. 1769)
1809 Highlights

About May 31, 1809

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 211 years, 5 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini