On This Day

What Happened on October 14, 1834

Historical Events

  • First African-American granted a US patent, Henry Blair, for a corn planter
  • In Philadelphia, Whigs and Democrats stage a gun, stone and brick battle for control of a Moyamensing Township election, resulting in one death, several injuries, and the burning down of a block of buildings.
1834 Highlights

About October 14, 1834

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 187 years, 1 month and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra