On This Day

What Happened on December 6, 1889

Famous Deaths


Person of interestJefferson Davis

Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States of America (1861-65), dies at 81

President of the Confederate States of America Jefferson Davis
President of the Confederate States of America
Jefferson Davis
  • Jozef Neuhuys [Joseph Hendrikus Neuhuys], Dutch painter, dies at 48
1889 Highlights

About December 6, 1889

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 131 years, 4 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius