On This Day

December 1834 in History

Events in History

  • Dec 3 First US dental society organized (NY)
  • Dec 23 Joseph Hansom of London receives patent for Hansom cabs

Birthdays in History

  • Dec 16 Leon Walras, French economist (border use theory)

Deaths in History

  • Dec 6 Jonas Daniel Meyer, Dutch lawyer, dies at 54
  • Dec 23 Thomas Malthus, British economist and demographer (Law of Malthus), dies of heart disease at 68
  • Dec 27 Charles Lamb, British critic/poet/essayist (Essays of Elia), dies at 59