On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1820

Day of the Week: Saturday

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

Famous Deaths

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