On This Day

What Happened on November 8, 1817

Famous Birthdays

  • Claudius W. Sears, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Peru, Massachusetts (d. 1891)
  • Théodore-Joseph Canneel, Flemish painter, born in Ghent, Belgium (d. 1892)

Famous Deaths

  • Andrea Appiani, Italian royal painter (Napoleon), dies at 63
1817 Highlights

About November 8, 1817

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 202 years, 11 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio