What Happened on December 26, 1837

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestPerson of Interest

George Dewey, American admiral, naval hero in Battle of Manila Bay, born in Montpelier, Vermont (d. 1917)

Admiral George Dewey
Admiral
George Dewey
  • Morgan Bulkeley, American politician and baseball commissioner (d. 1922)

Famous Deaths

  • Martinus van Marum, chemist/physicist (giant salamander), dies at 87