On This Day

What Happened on January 9, 1862

Historical Events

  • The first petroleum shipment (1,329 barrels) from the U.S. to Europe arrives at Victoria Docks, London, England aboard the Elizabeth Watts
1862 Highlights

About January 9, 1862

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 160 years, 4 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn