On This Day

What Happened on December 4, 1858

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestChester Greenwood

Chester Greenwood, American inventor (invented earmuffs at 15), born in Farmington, Maine (d. 1937)

  • William Gunn, English cricket batsman (11 Tests) and soccer winger (2 caps), born in St Ann's, Nottingham (d. 1921)
1858 Highlights

About December 4, 1858

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 161 years, 7 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius