On This Day

What Happened on February 8, 1627

Historical Events

  • Gunpowder is used in a mining operation instead of mechanical tools in present-day Slovakia, reportedly the first time explosives had been used in mining
1627 Highlights

About February 8, 1627

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 394 years, 5 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius