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? 310 years, 9 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo