On This Day

What Happened on September 26, 1789

Historical Events

  • 4th US Postmaster General: Samuel Osgood of Mass takes office
  • Edmund J Randolph becomes 1st US Attorney General

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Thomas Jefferson appointed 1st US Secretary of State; John Jay becomes 1st US Chief Justice

3rd US President Thomas Jefferson
3rd US President
Thomas Jefferson
1st US Chief Justice John Jay
1st US Chief Justice
John Jay

1789 Highlights

About September 26, 1789

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 231 years, 2 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra