On This Day

Historical Events in December 1828

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Dec 3 Andrew Jackson elected 7th US President

US President & General Andrew Jackson
US President & General
Andrew Jackson

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 19 Report by US Vice President John C. Calhoun defending the rights of states to nullify federal laws is presented to the South Carolina legislature but it takes no action

US Vice President John C. Calhoun
US Vice President
John C. Calhoun
  • Dec 28 6.8 earthquake strikes Echigo Japan, 30,000 killed