On This Day

What Happened on January 8, 1825

Famous Deaths


Person of interestEli Whitney

Eli Whitney, American inventor (Cotton Gin), dies of prostate cancer at 59

Inventor of the Cotton Gin Eli Whitney
Inventor of the Cotton Gin
Eli Whitney

1825 Highlights

About January 8, 1825

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 196 years, 2 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn