On This Day

What Happened on December 7, 1862

Historical Events

  • Battle of Hartsville, TN
  • Battle of Prairie Grove, AR

Famous Birthdays

  • Paul Adam, French writer (La Bataille d'Uhde), born in Paris (d. 1920)

Famous Deaths

  • Sylvester Churchill, US Union brigadier general, dies
1862 Highlights

About December 7, 1862

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 158 years, 1 month and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius