What Happened on October 9, 1823

Day of the Week: Thursday

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