On This Day

What Happened on December 10, 1851

Famous Birthdays

  • Melvil Dewey, American librarian and educator (created Dewey Decimal System for libraries), born in Adams Center, New York (d. 1931)
1851 Highlights

About December 10, 1851

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 170 years, 1 month and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius