On This Day

What Happened on December 15, 1863

Historical Events

  • Romania's mountain railway, from Anina to Oravita, opens
  • Skirmish at Bean's Station, Tennessee (Knoxville Campaign)

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur Dehon Little, American chemist (patented rayon), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1935)
1863 Highlights

About December 15, 1863

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 158 years, 6 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius