On This Day

What Happened on October 9, 1823

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestMary Ann Shadd Cary

Mary Ann Shadd Cary, American-Canadian publisher and anti-slavery campaigner, 1st African American newspaper publisher ('Provincial Freeman'), born in Wilmington, Delaware (d. 1893)

Suffragist and Publisher Mary Ann Shadd Cary
Suffragist and Publisher
Mary Ann Shadd Cary

1823 Highlights

About October 9, 1823

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 197 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra