On This Day

What Happened on January 27, 1820

Historical Events


RussiaRussian Antarctic Expedition

Russian Antarctic expedition led by Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen and Mikhail Lazarev discover the continent of Antarctica

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The Bellingshausen expedition's two sloops-of-war, Mirny and Vostok
The Bellingshausen expedition's two sloops-of-war, Mirny and Vostok
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1820 Highlights

About January 27, 1820

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 200 years, 11 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aquarius