On This Day

What Happened on December 15, 1836

Historical Events

  • Patent Office burns in Washington, D.C.

Famous Birthdays

  • Edmond Picard, French-Belgian lawyer and writer (La forge Roussel), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1924)
1836 Highlights

About December 15, 1836

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 185 years, 1 month and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Sagittarius