What Happened on December 19, 1861

Historical Events

  • Battle of Black Water (American Civil War)

Famous Birthdays

  • Constance Garnett, English translator of Russian (first to translate Chekhov and Dostoevsky into English), born in Brighton England (d. 1946)
  • Italo Svevo, Italian writer (La Coscienza di Zeno), born in Trieste Austria (d. 1928)
Born in 1861
1861 Highlights

About December 19, 1861

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 161 years, 3 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius