On This Day

What Happened on November 14, 1832

Historical Events

  • First streetcar (horse-drawn) (John Mason) debuts in NYC; fare 12 cents rode on 4th Avenue between Prince and 14th Sts

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Carroll, Wealthy Maryland planter who was the last signer of the Declaration of Independence to pass away, dies at 95
  • Rasmus Rask, Danish linguist and philologist (Investigation of the Origin of the Old Norse or Icelandic Language), dies of tuberculosis at 44
1832 Highlights

About November 14, 1832

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 187 years, 8 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Scorpio