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What Happened on December 26, 1799

Historical Events


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George Washington is eulogized by Colonel Henry Lee as "1st in war, 1st in peace & 1st in hearts of his countrymen"

First US President George Washington
First US President
George Washington

1799 Highlights

About December 26, 1799

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 221 years and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn