On This Day

Deaths in History in December 1812

Person of interestSacagawea

Dec 20 Sacagawea, Shoshone interpreter for the Lewis and Clark expedition, dies at 24

Interpreter and Guide Sacagawea
Interpreter and Guide
Sacagawea
  • Dec 27 Shneur Zalman of Liadi, Lithuanian rabbi and founder of Chabad Hasidism (b. 1745)
  • Dec 27 Joanna Southcott, an English self-described religious prophetess.