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December 2, 1863 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Birthdays in History

  • Charles Ringling, American circus owner (Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus), born in McGregor, Iowa (d. 1926)

Deaths in History

  • Jane Appleton Pierce, American 1st lady (1853-57) and wife of Franklin Pierce, dies of tuberculosis at 57
1863 in History