On This Day

What Happened on December 10, 1831

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Spirit of the Times" begins publishing in New York City, the premier sports journal of the 19th century

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Conze, German archaeologist, born in Hanover, Germany (d. 1914)

Famous Deaths

  • Thomas Johann Seebeck, German physicist (Seebeck effect), dies at 61