On This Day

What Happened on December 15, 1859

Historical Events

  • GR Kirchoff describes chemical composition of the Sun

Famous Birthdays

  • L. L. Zamenhof, Polish physician and linguist (Esperanto), born in BiaƂystok, Poland, Russian Empire (d. 1917)
1859 Highlights

About December 15, 1859

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 160 years, 11 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius