On This Day

What Happened on August 8, 1709

Historical Events

  • 1st known ascent in hot-air balloon, Bartolomeu de Gusmao (indoors)
1709 Highlights

About August 8, 1709

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 311 years, 8 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo