On This Day

What Happened on December 24, 1868

Famous Birthdays

  • Emanuel Lasker, German world chess champion (1894-21), born in Barlinek, Poland (d. 1941)

Famous Deaths

  • Adolphe d'Archiac, French paleontologist and geologist, dies at 66
1868 Highlights

About December 24, 1868

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 151 years, 11 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn