On This Day

What Happened on December 8, 1865

Famous Birthdays

  • Jacques Hadamard, French mathematician (proved the prime number theorem), born in Versailles, France (d. 1963)

Jean Sibelius

Jean Sibelius, Finnish composer (Valse Triste, Finlandia), born in Tavastehus, Finland (d. 1957)


1865 Highlights

About December 8, 1865

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 155 years, 11 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius