On This Day

Events in History in December 1823

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Dec 2 President James Monroe declares his "Monroe Doctrine", a US foreign policy regarding Latin America

5th US President James Monroe
5th US President
James Monroe
  • Dec 19 Georgia passes 1st US state birth registration law in US
  • Dec 23 "Visit from St Nicholas" by C Moore published in Troy (NY) Sentinel