On This Day

What Happened on December 17, 1819

Historical Events

  • Congress of Angostura establishes Colombia's independence from Spain

Famous Birthdays

  • Samuel Jones, American Major General (Confederate Army), born in Powhatan County, Virginia (d. 1887)
1819 Highlights

About December 17, 1819

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 201 years, 11 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius