On This Day

What Happened on December 26, 1860

Historical Events

  • First ever inter-club football match between Hallam F.C. and Sheffield F.C. at Sandygate Road ground in Sheffield, England

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Maiden voyage of 1st steamship owned by 1 man (Cornelius Vanderbilt)

Business Magnate Cornelius Vanderbilt
Business Magnate
Cornelius Vanderbilt
  • Major Robert Anderson, under cover of darkness, concentrates his small force at Ft Sumter
1860 Highlights

About December 26, 1860

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 160 years, 9 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn