What Happened on December 25, 1868

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Despite bitter opposition, US President Andrew Johnson grants unconditional pardon to all persons involved in Southern rebellion (Civil War)

17th US President Andrew Johnson
17th US President
Andrew Johnson

Famous Birthdays

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Famous Deaths

  • Linus Yale, developer of cylinder lock, dies