On This Day

What Happened on December 26, 1780

Famous Birthdays

  • Mary Fairfax Somerville, British mathematician (d. 1872)

Famous Deaths

  • John Fothergill, English physician, dies at 68
1780 Highlights

About December 26, 1780

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 239 years and 10 months
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn