What Happened on December 31, 1857

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Queen Victoria chooses Ottawa as new capital of Canada

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael "King" Kelly, American Baseball HOF utility (NL batting champion 1884, 86; NL runs scored 1884–86, Chicago White Sox) and manager (Boston Beaneaters, Reds; Cincinnati KKs), born in Troy, NY (d. 1894)
Born in 1857
1857 Highlights

About December 31, 1857

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 165 years, 5 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn