On This Day

What Happened on January 13, 1842

Historical Events

  • Dr. William Brydon, a surgeon in the British Army during the First Anglo-Afghan War, becomes famous for (reputedly) being the sole survivor of an army of 16,500 when he reaches the safety of a garrison in Jalalabad.
1842 Highlights

About January 13, 1842

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 179 years, 1 month and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn