What Happened on December 26, 1862

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • -Dec 28th) Battle of Dumfries, Virginia
  • 1st US navy hospital ship enters service
  • 38 Santee Sioux Indians hanged in Mankato Minnesota, due to their uprising

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander V Amfiteatrov, Russian/French/Italian writer [NS]