December 6, 1876 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • 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

Birthdays in History

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