On This Day

What Happened on January 8, 1836

Famous Birthdays

  • Fanny Jackson Coppin, African-American educator & missionary, born in Washington, D.C. (d. 1913)
  • Lawrence Alma Tadema, Dutch/British painter/husband of Laura Epps
1836 Highlights

About January 8, 1836

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 185 years, 9 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn