On This Day

What Happened on December 24, 1869

Famous Birthdays

  • Henriette Roland Holst, Dutch poet (Women in Forest), born in Noordwijk, Netherlands (d. 1952)

Famous Deaths

  • Edwin M[cMasters] Stanton, US Secretary of War (1861-65), dies at 55
1869 Highlights

About December 24, 1869

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 150 years and 11 months
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn