On This Day

What Happened on December 25, 1809

Historical Events

  • Physician Ephraim McDowell performs the first abdominal surgery in the U.S, an ovariotomy to remove a 22 lb ovarian tumor
1809 Highlights

About December 25, 1809

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 211 years and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn