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What Happened on December 14, 1799

Famous Deaths


Person of interestGeorge Washington

George Washington, American Founding Father, military leader who commanded Continental Army during War for Independence, first President of the United States (1789-97), dies at 66

First US President George Washington
First US President
George Washington

1799 Highlights

About December 14, 1799

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 221 years, 4 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius