On This Day

What Happened on May 8, 1828

Famous Birthdays

  • Henri Dunant, Swiss humanitarian, Founder of Red Cross (Nobel 1901), born in Geneva, Switzerland (d. 1910)
  • Sharbel Makhluf, Lebanese Maronite monk, born in Bekaa Kafra, North Governorate, Lebanon (d. 1898)
1828 Highlights

About May 8, 1828

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 192 years, 5 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus