On This Day

What Happened on December 25, 1856

Famous Birthdays

  • Hans von Bartels, German painter (d. 1913)
  • James "Pud" Galvin, American Baseball HOF pitcher (MLB's first 300-game winner; no-hitters 1880, 84; Buffalo Bisons), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1902)
1856 Highlights

About December 25, 1856

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 165 years and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn