On This Day

What Happened on September 6, 1811

Famous Birthdays

  • James Melville Gilliss, American astronomer and Founder of Naval Observatory in Washington, born in Georgetown, Washington (d. 1865)
  • Johanna D Courtmans-Berchmans, Flemish author (Rozeken Pot), born in Auderghem, Belgium (d. 1890)

Famous Deaths

  • Julien-Amable Mathieu, composer, dies at 77
1811 Highlights

About September 6, 1811

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 209 years, 1 month and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo