On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 1818

Historical Events

  • Jack Broughton designed padded gloves first used in a competitive boxing match between 2 unnamed English boxers at Aix-la-Chapelle in France

Famous Birthdays

  • John Henninger Reagan, American Confederate politician, born in Sevier County, Tennessee (d. 1905)
1818 Highlights

About October 8, 1818

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 202 years, 9 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra