What Happened on December 23, 1779

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Benedict Arnold court-martialed for improper conduct

Famous Deaths

  • Augustus Hervey, 3rd Earl of Bristol, British admiral and politician (b. 1724)
1779 Highlights

About December 23, 1779

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 243 years, 9 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn