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


LoveWedding of Interest

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

US First Lady Edith Roosevelt
US First Lady
Edith Roosevelt
26th US President Theodore Roosevelt
26th US President
Theodore Roosevelt

1886 Highlights

About December 2, 1886

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 134 years, 2 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius