On This Day

What Happened on December 3, 1842

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Alfred Pillsbury, American industrialist and co-founder (Pillsbury Company), born in Warner, New Hampshire (d. 1899)
  • Ellen Henrietta Richards, American chemist (Amer Home Economics Association-1st Pres), born in Dunstable, Massachusetts (d. 1911)
  • Phoebe Hearst, American philanthropist and suffragist, born in Franklin County, Missouri (d. 1919)
1842 Highlights

About December 3, 1842

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 177 years, 8 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius