On This Day

What Happened on December 14, 1861

Famous Deaths

  • Albert, Prince consort of England and husband of Queen Victoria, dies at 42

Person of interestGeorge Hamilton-Gordon

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

British Prime Minister George Hamilton-Gordon
British Prime Minister
George Hamilton-Gordon
  • Heinrich August Marschner, German opera composer, dies at 66
1861 Highlights

About December 14, 1861

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 158 years, 1 month and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius