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What Happened on April 8, 1820

Historical Events


Historic DiscoveryVenus de Milo

The famous ancient Greek statue, Venus de Milo is discovered on the Aegean island of Milos

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Aphrodite of Milos, or better known as Venus de Milo
Aphrodite of Milos, or better known as Venus de Milo
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Famous Deaths

  • Thomas Douglas, 5th Earl of Selkirk, Scottish philanthropist, dies at 48
1820 Highlights

About April 8, 1820

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 200 years, 7 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries