On This Day

What Happened on December 8, 1811

Famous Birthdays

  • Louis Schindelmeisser, German clarinetist and composer, born in K√∂nigsberg, Prussia (d. 1864)

Famous Deaths

  • Eliza Poe, English-American actress and the mother of the American author Edgar Allan Po, dies of tuberculosis at 23 or 24
1811 Highlights

About December 8, 1811

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 208 years, 11 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius