On This Day

What Happened on May 8, 1792

Historical Events

  • British Captain George Vancouver sights and names Mt Rainier, Washington
  • US establishes the military draft
1792 Highlights

About May 8, 1792

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 229 years, 4 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus