On This Day

What Happened on January 8, 1817

Famous Birthdays

  • John Selden Roane, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1867)
  • Sir Theophilus Shepstone, South African statesman, born in England, United Kingdom (d. 1893)
1817 Highlights

About January 8, 1817

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 203 years, 10 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn