On This Day

What Happened on December 9, 1793

Historical Events

Historic Event

Noah Webster establishes New York's 1st daily newspaper, the "American Minerva"

Lexicographer Noah Webster
Lexicographer
Noah Webster

Famous Deaths

  • Yolande de Polastron, Duchess de Polignac, French aristocrat, dies at 44
1793 Highlights

About December 9, 1793

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 227 years, 10 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius