On This Day

What Happened on December 26, 1862

Historical Events

  • -Dec 28th) Battle of Dumfries, Virginia
  • 1st US navy hospital ship enters service
  • 38 Santee Sioux Indians hanged in Mankato Minnesota, due to their uprising

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Amfiteatrov, Russian-French-Italian writer, born in Kaluga, Russia (d. 1923)
1862 Highlights

About December 26, 1862

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 157 years, 11 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn