On This Day

What Happened on January 20, 1859

Famous Deaths

  • Bettina von Arnim, German writer and composer of the Romantic era (This Book Belongs to the King), dies at 73
1859 Highlights

About January 20, 1859

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 162 years, 10 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius