On This Day

What Happened on July 8, 1826

Famous Birthdays

  • Benjamin Henry Grierson, American Major General (Union Army), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1911)
  • Robert Kingston Scott, American governor of South Carolina (1868-1872) and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania (d. 1900)

Famous Deaths

  • Luther Martin, American statesman (b. 1748)
1826 Highlights

About July 8, 1826

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 194 years, 4 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer