On This Day

What Happened on January 27, 1859

Article: Crippled Kaiser Had Grip of Iron

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestWilhelm II

Wilhelm II, German Emperor and King of Prussia (1888-1918), born in Berlin (d. 1941)

German Emperor and King of Prussia Wilhelm II
German Emperor and King of Prussia
Wilhelm II

Famous Deaths

  • Carl A Agardh, Swedish botanist/bishop of Karlstad, dies at 74
1859 Highlights

About January 27, 1859

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 161 years, 6 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius