What Happened on December 23, 1812

Famous Birthdays

  • Samuel Smiles, Scottish writer and reformer (Self-Help, Character, Duty), born in Berwickshire, Scotland (d. 1904)
  • William Hauser, American composer and minister, born in Bethania, North Carolina (d. 1880)
Born in 1812

Famous Deaths

  • Michel Delalande, French sacred music composer and maĆ®tre de musique (Cathedral of Chartres, 1761-85), dies at 73
1812 Highlights

About December 23, 1812

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 210 years, 3 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn