On This Day

What Happened on December 3, 1857

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestJoseph Conrad

Joseph Conrad, Polish novelist (Lord Jim, Heart of Darkness), born in Berdychiv, Poland (d. 1924)

Novelist Joseph Conrad
Joseph Conrad

Famous Deaths

  • Christian D Rauch, German sculptor, dies at 80
1857 Highlights

About December 3, 1857

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 163 years, 7 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius