On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1820

Historical Events

Venus de Milo

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

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? 201 years, 7 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries