On This Day

What Happened on January 9, 1859

Famous Birthdays

  • Carrie Chapman Catt, American women's suffrage leader and founder (League of Women Voters), born in Ripon, Wisconsin (d. 1947)
  • Frederik Pijper, Dutch vicar/church historian (The Monasteries)
1859 Highlights

About January 9, 1859

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 161 years, 10 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn