On This Day

What Happened on July 15, 1808

Historical Events

  • French marshal Joachim Murat becomes king of Naples

Famous Birthdays

  • Henry Cole, English Inventor and civil servant, 1st director of the V&A Museum, promoter of 1851 Great Exhibition, born in Bath, England (d. 1882)
  • Henry Edward Manning, cardinal/archbishop (Westminster)
1808 Highlights

About July 15, 1808

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 212 years, 3 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Cancer