On This Day

What Happened on January 9, 1868

Historical Events

  • Last convict ship the Hougoumont arrives in Fremantle, ending 80 years of penal transportation to Australia [1]

Famous Birthdays

  • S. P. L. Sørensen, Danish chemist (d. 1939)
1868 Highlights

About January 9, 1868

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 154 years, 4 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn