What Happened on December 6, 1876

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 1st crematorium in US begins operation, Washington, Penn
  • City of Anaheim incorporated for 2nd time

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

US Electoral College picks Rutherford B. Hayes as President, despite Samuel J. Tilden winning more votes

19th US President Rutherford B. Hayes
19th US President
Rutherford B. Hayes

Famous Birthdays

  • Fred Duesenberg, German-born automobile pioneer (d. 1932)