On This Day

What Happened on March 9, 1839

Historical Events

  • Prussian government limits work week for children to 51 hours

Famous Birthdays

  • Felix Huston Robertson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Washington-on-the-Brazos, Texas (d. 1928)
  • Phoebe Knapp, American hymn writer and organist, born in NYC, New York (d. 1908)
1839 Highlights

About March 9, 1839

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 182 years, 7 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces