On This Day

What Happened on December 8, 1863

Historical Events

  • 2,500 reported killed as result of fire at Jesuit Church of La Compana, Santiago, Chile

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Abraham Lincoln issues his Amnesty Proclamation and plan for Reconstruction of the South

16th US President Abraham Lincoln
16th US President
Abraham Lincoln

1863 Highlights

About December 8, 1863

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 156 years, 11 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius