On This Day

What Happened on January 23, 1812

Historical Events

  • 7.8 earthquake shakes New Madrid, Missouri

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Craufurd, British general, dies at 47
1812 Highlights

About January 23, 1812

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 208 years, 6 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aquarius