On This Day

What Happened on December 19, 1776

Historical Events

Historic Publication

Thomas Paine publishes his 1st "American Crisis" essay beginning "These are the times that try men's souls" (date disputed)

1776 Highlights

About December 19, 1776

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 245 years and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Sagittarius