On This Day

What Happened in December 1794

Historical Events

  • Dec 8 1st issue of Herald of Rutland, VT published
  • Dec 15 Revolutionary Tribunal abolished in France
  • Dec 30 French troops conquer Grave Neth

Famous Birthdays

  • Dec 10 James Wolfe Ripley, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Windham County, Connecticut (d. 1870)
  • Dec 14 Erastus Corning, American businessman and politician (Mayor of Albany, New York), born in Norwich, Connecticut (d. 1872)