On This Day

What Happened on December 14, 1788

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, German composer, dies at 74
  • Carlos III, King of Spain (1759-88) & King of Naples and Sicily (1734-59), dies at 72
1788 Highlights

About December 14, 1788

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 231 years, 11 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Sagittarius