On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 1831

Famous Birthdays

  • Thomas J. Higgins, Union Army soldier during the American Civil War, recipient of America's highest military decoration (Medal of Honor), born in Huntington, Quebec, Canada (d. 1917)

Famous Deaths

  • Sarah Kemble Siddons, English tragic actress (Fatal Marriage, Lady Macbeth), dies at 75
1831 Highlights

About June 8, 1831

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 189 years, 5 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini