On This Day

What Happened on August 8, 1839

Historical Events

  • Beta Theta Pi is founded in Oxford, Ohio.

Famous Birthdays

  • Nelson Appleton Miles, American Major General (Union Army), born in Westminster, Massachusetts (d. 1925)
1839 Highlights

About August 8, 1839

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 181 years, 3 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo