On This Day

1860 in History (Part 2)

Events in History


Birthdays in History

  • Dec 21 Henrietta Szold, U.S. Jewish Zionist leader & founder of Hadassah, born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1945)
  • Dec 22 Austin Norman Palmer, American penmanship innovator, born in Fort Jackson, New York (d. 1927)
  • Dec 23 Harriet Monroe, American poet and editor of Poetry magazine (You & I), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Dec 25 Manuel Dimech, Maltese philosopher and social reformer (d. 1921)
  • Dec 31 Joseph S. Cullinan, American oil industrialist, born in Pennsylvania, United States (d. 1937)

Weddings in History


Deaths in History