On This Day

What Happened on December 3, 1838

Famous Birthdays

  • Cleveland Abbe, American meteorologist (Father of Weather Bureau), born in NYC, New York (d. 1916)
  • Octavia Hill, British reformer, leader of open-space movement, born in London, England (d. 1912)
1838 Highlights

About December 3, 1838

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 183 years and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius