On This Day

What Happened on May 9, 1810

Day of the Week: Wednesday

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


Person of interestBenjamin Lincoln

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

Military Leader Benjamin Lincoln
Military Leader
Benjamin Lincoln