On This Day

What Happened on September 8, 1761

Famous Weddings

George III

Marriage of George III of the United Kingdom to Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (Queen Charlotte)

Famous Deaths

  • Bernard Forest de BĂ©lidor, French engineer who pioneered hydraulics (b. 1698)
1761 Highlights

About September 8, 1761

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 260 years, 2 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo