On This Day

What Happened on December 23, 1862

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Union General Ben "Beast" Butler is proclaimed a "felon, outlaw & common enemy of mankind" by Jefferson Davis

President of the Confederate States of America Jefferson Davis
President of the Confederate States of America
Jefferson Davis

Famous Birthdays

  • Henri Pirenne, Belgian historian (History of Belgium)
1862 Highlights

About December 23, 1862

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 157 years, 11 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn