On This Day

What Happened on September 8, 1779

Famous Birthdays

  • Johann Philipp Samuel Schmidt, German composer, born in K√∂nigsberg, East Prussia (d. 1853)
  • Mustafa IV, 29th Sultan of Ottoman Empire (1807-08), born in Istanbul, Ottoman Empire (d. 1808)
1779 Highlights

About September 8, 1779

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 240 years, 11 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo