On This Day

What Happened on January 8, 1812

Famous Birthdays

  • Sigismond Fortune Francois Thalberg, Swiss pianist, born in Geneva, Switzerland (d. 1871)
  • William Henry Holmes, English composer, born in Sudbury, England (d. 1885)
1812 Highlights

About January 8, 1812

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 209 years, 9 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn