What Happened on July 14, 1798

Historical Events

  • 1st direct US federal tax on states enacted to finance military build-up; dwellings, land, and slaves are subject to tariff
  • US Sedition Act prohibits "false, scandalous & malicious" writing against government
1798 Highlights

About July 14, 1798

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 224 years, 2 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer