On This Day

What Happened on September 14, 1838

Famous Birthdays

  • John Pelham, U.S. Confederate artillery major, born in Alexandria, Alabama (d. 1863)

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Newly escaped slave Frederick Douglass marries free woman Anne Murray in New York

Abolitionist Frederick Douglass
Abolitionist
Frederick Douglass
1838 Highlights

About September 14, 1838

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 183 years, 1 month and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo