On This Day

What Happened on May 9, 1810

Famous Birthdays

  • Louis Gallait, Belgian historical painter (Egmont & Receiver), born in Tournai, Hainaut, Belgium (d. 1887)
  • Princess Marianne of the Netherlands, Princess of Orange-Nassau and daughter of King Willem I, born in Berlin (d. 1883)

Famous Deaths

Benjamin Lincoln

Benjamin Lincoln, American military officer (Battles of Saratoga, Charleston and Yorktown during the American Revolutionary War), dies at 77

1810 Highlights

About May 9, 1810

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 211 years, 6 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus