What Happened In January 1809 In History
Historical Events for January, 1809
- 6th » Combined British, Portuguese and colonial Brazilian forces begin the Invasion of Cayenne (1809) called Invasion of Cayenne during the Napoleonic Wars.
- 16th » Peninsular War: The British defeat the French at the Battle of Corunna named Battle of La Coruña.
Famous Birthdays on January in 1809
- 4th » Louis Braille, French educator, invented Braille (d. 1852)
- 15th » Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, French economist and politician (d. 1865)
- 19th » Edgar Allan Poe, American author and poet (d. 1849)
- 23rd » Veer Surendra Sai, Indian activist (d. 1884)
Famous Deaths for January 1809
- 16th » John Moore (British Army officer) named John Moore, English general (b. 1761)
- 21st » Josiah Hornblower, American engineer and politician (b. 1729)
Year 1809 events in history for the month of January
Historical events for the year 1809 by month