On This Day

What Happened on December 8, 1776

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

George Washington's retreating army crosses Delaware River from NJ

First US President George Washington
First US President
George Washington

1776 Highlights

About December 8, 1776

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 244 years, 1 month and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Sagittarius