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
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