On This Day

What Happened on September 8, 1831

Historical Events

  • William IV is crowned King of Great Britain.

Famous Birthdays

  • Wilhelm Raabe [Jakob Corvinus], German author (Der Hungerpastor), born in Eschershausen, Germany (d. 1910)

Famous Deaths

  • John Aitken, Scottish-born music publisher (b. 1745)
1831 Highlights

About September 8, 1831

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 189 years, 1 month and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo