On This Day

What Happened on February 8, 1828

Famous Birthdays

  • Antonio Cagnoni, composer

Person of interestJules Verne

Jules Verne, French writer known as the "Father of Science Fiction" (Around the World in 80 days), born in Nantes, France (d. 1905)

Novelist Jules Verne
Novelist
Jules Verne

1828 Highlights

About February 8, 1828

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 192 years, 8 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aquarius