On This Day

What Happened on December 10, 1870

Famous Birthdays

  • Adolf Loos, Austria architect (building of houses), born in Brno, Austria-Hungary (d. 1933)
  • Mary Bonaparte, eldest surviving daughter of Prince Napoléon Bonaparte of Canino and Christine Ruspoli (d. 1947)
  • Pierre Louÿs, French novelist and poet (Aphrodite, Woman & Puppet), born in Ghent, Belgium (d. 1925)
  • Rudolf Wilhelm Canne, Fries playwright (Der de Wier Us), born in Wûns (d. 1931)
  • Tom McKibbin, Australian cricketer (NSW & Aust off-spinner late 19th century), born in Bathurst, New South Wales (d. 1939)
1870 Highlights

About December 10, 1870

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 150 years, 10 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius