On This Day

What Happened on January 8, 1788

Famous Birthdays

  • Archduke Rudolph of Austria, Austrian clergyman & noble, born in Florence, Tuscany (d. 1831)
  • Erik Drake, Swedish composer (Royal Swedish Academy of Music), born on Föllingsö, Östergötland (d. 1870)
  • Pavel Kiselyov, Russian general & politician, born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1874)
1788 Highlights

About January 8, 1788

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 233 years, 9 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn