On This Day

What Happened on December 2, 1814

Famous Deaths

Marquis de Sade

Marquis de Sade, French philosopher and writer (Justine), dies at 74. The words sadism and sadist are derived from his name.

1814 Highlights

About December 2, 1814

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 207 years, 5 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius