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
Frederick Douglass

1838 Highlights

About September 14, 1838

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 182 years, 1 month and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo