What Happened on October 4, 1809

Historical Events

Election of Interest

Spencer Perceval becomes Prime Minister of the United Kingdom after William Cavendish-Bentinck, Duke of Portland retires due to ill health

Famous Birthdays

  • Prince Albert of Prussia, Prussian colonel general, born in K√∂nigsberg (d. 1872)
  • Robert Cumming Schenck, American Major General (Union Army), born in Franklin, Ohio (d. 1890)
1809 Highlights

About October 4, 1809

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 213 years, 2 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra