On This Day

What Happened on September 8, 1841

Famous Birthdays

  • Antonín Dvořák, Czech composer (Slavonic Dances; New World Symphony; Cello Concerto in b, Op. 104), born in Nelahozeves, Czech Republic (d. 1904)

Person of interestCharles J. Guiteau

Charles J. Guiteau, American assassin of US President James A. Garfield, born in Freeport, Illinois (d. 1882)


1841 Highlights

About September 8, 1841

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 180 years and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo