On This Day

What Happened on July 8, 1838

The Age of Zeppelins

Historical Events

  • Arabs attack Jewish community of Safed

Famous Birthdays

Ferdinand von Zeppelin

Ferdinand von Zeppelin, German general and inventor (rigid dirigibles) who founded the Zeppelin airship company, born in Konstanz, Grand Duchy of Baden, Germany (d. 1917)

1838 Highlights

About July 8, 1838

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 183 years, 4 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer