On This Day

What Happened on December 14, 1861

Famous Deaths

  • Albert, English prince consort & husband of Queen Victoria, dies at 42

George Hamilton-Gordon

George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (Peelite: 1852-55) & Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, dies at 76

  • Heinrich August Marschner, German opera composer, dies at 66
1861 Highlights

About December 14, 1861

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 160 years, 1 month and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius