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What Happened on December 5, 1782

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Person of interestMartin Van Buren

Martin Van Buren, 8th US President (Democrat: 1837-41), born in Kinderhook, New York (d. 1862)

8th US President Martin Van Buren
8th US President
Martin Van Buren

1782 Highlights

About December 5, 1782

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 237 years, 5 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius