What Happened on December 26, 1860

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Maiden voyage of 1st steamship owned by 1 man (C Vanderbilt)
  • Major Robert Anderson, under cover of darkness, concentrated his small force at Ft Sumter
  • The first ever inter-club football match takes place between Hallam F.C. and Sheffield F.C. at the Sandygate Road ground in Sheffield, England.