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  • U.S.
    Friday Dec 3, 1819

    Abraham Lincoln

    Thomas married Sarah Bush Johnston

    U.S.
    Friday Dec 3, 1819

    On December 2, 1819, Thomas married Sarah Bush Johnston, a widow from Elizabethtown, Kentucky, with three children of her own. Abraham became close to his stepmother, and called her "Mother".




  • Angostura, Venezuela
    Friday Dec 17, 1819

    Simón Bolívar

    Bolívar returned to Angostura

    Angostura, Venezuela
    Friday Dec 17, 1819

    Bolívar returned to Angostura, when congress passed a law forming a greater Republic of Colombia on 17 December, making Bolívar president and Zea vice president, with Francisco de Paula Santander vice president on the New Granada side, and Juan Germán Roscio vice president on the Venezuela side.




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