On This Day

What Happened on December 8, 1874

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jesse James gang takes train at Muncie Kansas

Outlaw Jesse James
Outlaw
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? 145 years, 11 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius