On This Day

What Happened on December 26, 1861

Famous Birthdays

  • Friedrich Engel, German mathematician (group theory)

Famous Deaths

  • Philip St. George Cocke, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), commits suicide at 52
1861 Highlights

About December 26, 1861

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 160 years and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn