On This Day

What Happened on August 8, 1827

Famous Deaths


Person of interestGeorge Canning

George Canning, British Prime Minister (Tory: 1827) and Foreign Secretary, dies in office at 57

British Prime Minister George Canning
British Prime Minister
George Canning

1827 Highlights

About August 8, 1827

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 193 years, 6 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo