On This Day

What Happened on December 19, 1861

Historical Events

  • Battle of Black Water (American Civil War)

Famous Birthdays

  • Constance [Clara] Garnett, Russian-English translator, born in Brighton England
  • Italo Svevo, Trieste Austria, Italian novelist (La Coscienza di Zeno)
1861 Highlights

About December 19, 1861

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 159 years, 9 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius