On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 1793

Famous Deaths

Person of interestJohn Hancock

John Hancock, American merchant and statesman who was 1st to sign the Declaration of Independence, dies at 56

Statesman John Hancock
John Hancock

1793 Highlights

About October 8, 1793

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 227 years, 3 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra