On This Day

What Happened on August 8, 1788

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

King Louis XVI calls French States & Generals together

King of France Louis XVI
King of France
Louis XVI

Famous Deaths

  • Louis FAD Duke the Richelieu, French marshal, dies at 92
1788 Highlights

About August 8, 1788

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 232 years, 3 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo