On This Day

What Happened on December 18, 1787

Historical Events


USAConstitution of the United States

New Jersey becomes the third state to ratify the US constitution

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Page one of the original copy of the Constitution of the United States
Page one of the original copy of the Constitution of the United States
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Famous Deaths

  • Soame Jenyns, English writer (b. 1704)
1787 Highlights

About December 18, 1787

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 233 years, 7 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius