On This Day

What Happened on December 2, 1886

Famous Birthdays

  • Earl Cooper, American auto racer (AAA National Championship 1913, 15, 17; Indianapolis 500, 1924 runner-up), born in Broken Bow, Nebraska (d. 1965)

Famous Weddings

Wedding of Interest

26th US President Theodore Roosevelt (28) weds second wife Edith Kermit Carow (25) in London

1886 Highlights

About December 2, 1886

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 135 years, 5 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius