On This Day

What Happened on May 8, 1806

Famous Birthdays

  • Johann Friedrich Kittl, Czech composer, born in OrlĂ­k, Bohemia (d. 1868)

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Morris, English-born merchant and American Founding Father (signed US Declaration of Independence), dies at 72
1806 Highlights

About May 8, 1806

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 215 years, 8 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus