On This Day

What Happened on December 20, 1790

Historical Events

Historic Event

1st successful US cotton mill begins spinning yarn in Pawtucket, Rhode Island built by Samuel Slater based on Richard Arkwright's design

1790 Highlights

About December 20, 1790

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 231 years and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius