On This Day

What Happened on December 18, 1799

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

George Washington's body interred at Mount Vernon

First US President George Washington
First US President
George Washington

Famous Deaths

  • Jean-Étienne Montucla, French mathematician, dies at 74
1799 Highlights

About December 18, 1799

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 220 years, 10 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius