On This Day

What Happened on December 8, 1874

Historical Events

Historic Event

Jesse James gang takes train at Muncie Kansas

Outlaw Jesse James
Jesse James

Famous Birthdays

  • Ernst Moro, Austrian physician and pediatrician (Moro reflex), born in Laibach, Duchy of Carniola, Austria-Hungary (d. 1951)

Famous Deaths

  • Franz Wilhelm Ferling, German oboist and composer (48 ├ętudes for oboe) dies at 78
1874 Highlights

About December 8, 1874

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 146 years, 10 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius