On This Day

What Happened on January 30, 1836

Famous Deaths


Person of interestBetsy Ross

Betsy Ross [Elizabeth Griscom], American seamstress widely credited with making the first American flag, dies at 84

Seamstress Credited with Creating the First American Flag Betsy Ross
Seamstress Credited with Creating the First American Flag
Betsy Ross

1836 Highlights

About January 30, 1836

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 184 years, 11 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aquarius