On This Day

What Happened on December 23, 1812

Famous Birthdays

  • Samuel Smiles, Scotland, author (Self-Help, Character, Duty)
  • William Hauser, American composer and minister, born in Bethania, North Carolina (d. 1880)

Famous Deaths

  • Michel-Richard Delalande, French composer, dies at 73
1812 Highlights

About December 23, 1812

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 208 years and 9 months
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn