On This Day

What Happened on December 14, 1829

Famous Birthdays

  • John Mercer Langston, 1st African-American to hold US political office, born in Louisa County, Virginia (d. 1897)

Famous Deaths

  • Luigi Marchesi, Italian composer, dies at 74
1829 Highlights

About December 14, 1829

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 191 years, 10 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius