On This Day

What Happened on February 20, 1810

Historical Events

Execution

Andreas Hofer, Tyrolean patriot and leader of rebellion against Napoleon's forces, executed.

Famous Deaths

  • Andreas Hofer, Tyrolean innkeeper, drover and leader of the Tyrolean Rebellion against the revolutionary Napoleonic invasion during the War of the Fifth Coalition, executed at 42
  • Johann Friedrich Kranz, German composer, dies at 57
1810 Highlights

About February 20, 1810

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 212 years, 2 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces