On This Day

What Happened on December 26, 1883

Historical Events

  • The Harbour Grace Affray between Irish Catholics and Protestant Orangemen causes five deaths in Newfoundland.

Famous Birthdays

  • Carl Oscar Ahues, German International Chess Master (1950)
  • Frank Debenham, Australian geographer/geologist
1883 Highlights

About December 26, 1883

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 137 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn