On This Day

What Happened on March 8, 1799

Famous Birthdays

  • Simon Cameron, U.S. Senator and Secretary of War (Union), born in Maytown, Pennsylvania (d. 1889)
1799 Highlights

About March 8, 1799

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 221 years, 10 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces