On This Day

What Happened on May 8, 1829

Famous Birthdays

  • Louis Moreau Gottschalk, American pianist and composer, born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1869)

Famous Deaths

  • Mauro Giuliani, Italian musician and composer, dies at 47
1829 Highlights

About May 8, 1829

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 192 years, 6 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus