On This Day

What Happened on January 8, 1811

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Louisiana slave revolt by Charles Deslondes at German Coast

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

US Vice President John C. Calhoun (28) weds Floride Bonneau (19)

US Vice President John C. Calhoun
US Vice President
John C. Calhoun

Famous Deaths

  • Friedrich Nicolai, writer, dies
  • Samuel Story, Dutch rear admiral (Battle of Kamperduin), dies at 58