- American Civil War: The Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War is established by the U.S. Congress.
- Battle of Bird Creek, Indian Terr (High Shoal, Chusto-Talasah)
About December 9, 1861
Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 161 years, 5 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No
Star Sign: Sagittarius