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, 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? 154 years, 11 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius