On This Day

What Happened on December 26, 1797

Famous Birthdays

  • Hans Skramstad, Norwegian pianist and composer, born in Toten (d. 1839)

Famous Deaths

  • John Wilkes, English radical, journalist (The North Briton) and politician, dies at 72
1797 Highlights

About December 26, 1797

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 223 years, 11 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn