On This Day

What Happened on January 8, 1824

Famous Birthdays

  • Francisco González Bocanegra, Mexican poet, born in San Luis Potosi, Mexico (d. 1861)
  • Per August Olander, Swedish composer, born in Linköping, Sweden (d. 1886)
  • [William] Wilkie Collins, English writer (Woman in White), born in London (d. 1889)
1824 Highlights

About January 8, 1824

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 197 years, 10 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn