On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 1789

Famous Birthdays

  • John Ruggles, American politician, born in Westborough, Massachusetts (d. 1874)
  • William John Swainson, English naturalist and artist, born in Newington, London (d. 1855)
1789 Highlights

About October 8, 1789

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 231 years, 11 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra