What Happened on December 5, 1784

Famous Deaths

Phillis Wheatley (1753-1784)

American poet who was both the second published African-American poet and first published African-American woman, dies in Boston at 31

1784 Highlights

About December 5, 1784

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 238 years, 9 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Sagittarius