On This Day

What Happened on January 8, 1789

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Broughton, English bare knuckle boxer (Champion of England 1736-50; published first boxing code), dies at 85
1789 Highlights

About January 8, 1789

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 233 years, 4 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn