What Happened on December 8, 1894

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

  • E.C. Segar, American cartoonist (Popeye) (d. 1938)
  • James (Grover) Thurber, humorist (Men, Women & Dogs), born in Columbus, Ohio

Famous Deaths

  • Pafnuty Chebyshev, Russian mathematician (b. 1821)
  • Willem JF Nuyens, Dutch physician/RC historian, dies at 71