On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1779

Famous Weddings

Benedict Arnold

US Defector General Benedict Arnold (38) weds Peggy Shippen (18) at Shippen's townhouse in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1779 Highlights

About April 8, 1779

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 242 years, 9 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries