On This Day

What Happened on December 26, 1860

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • First ever inter-club football match between Hallam F.C. and Sheffield F.C. at Sandygate Road ground in Sheffield, England
  • Maiden voyage of 1st steamship owned by 1 man (C Vanderbilt)
  • Major Robert Anderson, under cover of darkness, concentrates his small force at Ft Sumter