On This Day

What Happened on December 19, 1814

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestEdwin Stanton

Edwin Stanton, US Secretary of War during most of the American Civil War (1861-65) and US Attorney General (1860-61), born in Steubenville, Ohio (d. 1869)

US Secretary of War Edwin Stanton
US Secretary of War
Edwin Stanton

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph Bramah, Inventor and Locksmith, notably invented the beer pump
1814 Highlights

About December 19, 1814

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 206 years, 9 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius