December 1800 in History

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Events in History

  • Dec 12 Washington, D.C., established as the capital of the United States of America

Birthdays in History

  • Dec 3 France Preseren, Slovenian poet (Krst pri Savici)
  • Dec 4 Emil Aarestrup, Danish physician/poet (Ritornellen)
  • Dec 17 Gergely Czuczor, Hung/Czech poet/translator (Great Hung dictionary)
  • Dec 21 Barnwell Rhett Robert, (Confederacy), (d. 1876)

Person of interestCharles Goodyear

Dec 29 Charles Goodyear, US chemist and manufacturing engineer (vulcanized rubber), born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 1860)

Chemist and Inventor Charles Goodyear
Chemist and Inventor
Charles Goodyear

Deaths in History

  • Dec 27 Hugh Blair, Scottish preacher and man of letters (b. 1718)