On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1808

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Roman Catholic Diocese of Baltimore promoted to an archdiocese by Pope Pius VII, with the founding of the dioceses of New York, Philadelphia, Boston, and Bardstown (now Louisville)

Bishop of Imola and Pope Pius VII
Bishop of Imola and Pope
Pius VII

1808 Highlights

About April 8, 1808

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 212 years, 10 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries