On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 1779

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Admiral Horatio Nelson and Captain Thomas Hardy on HMS Foudroyant set sail against Spanish fleet

British Admiral Horatio Nelson
British Admiral
Horatio Nelson

1779 Highlights

About June 8, 1779

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 241 years, 7 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini