On This Day

What Happened on December 4, 1865

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestEdith Cavell

Edith Cavell, British nurse (WWI), born in Swardeston, Norfolk, England (d. 1915)

  • Luther Gulick, American Basketball Hall of Fame contributor (basketball pioneer; international official), born in Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands (d. 1918)
1865 Highlights

About December 4, 1865

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 155 years, 4 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius