On This Day

What Happened on January 20, 1812

Famous Birthdays

  • Ralph Pomeroy Buckland, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born Leyden, Massachusetts (d. 1892)
  • Thomas Meik, Scottish engineer (d. 1896)
1812 Highlights

About January 20, 1812

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 208 years, 6 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aquarius