What Happened on July 8, 1830

Famous Birthdays

  • Frederick William Seward, United States Assistant Secretary of State (d. 1915)
  • Grand Duchess Alexandra Iosifovna of Altenburg (d. 1911)

Famous Weddings

Jean Eugène Robert-Houdin

French magician Jean Eugène Robert (24) weds Parisian watchmaker's daughter Josèphe Cecile Houdin (18 or 19), both take on the hyphenated Robert-Houdin surname

1830 Highlights

About July 8, 1830

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 192 years, 6 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer