On This Day

What Happened on December 6, 1889

Famous Deaths

Jefferson Davis

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

  • Jozef Neuhuys [Joseph Hendrikus Neuhuys], Dutch painter, dies at 48
1889 Highlights

About December 6, 1889

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 132 years, 6 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius