On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 1842

Famous Weddings

  • Princess Sophia weds her cousin duke Charles Saksen-Weimar-Eisenach

Famous Deaths

  • Christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse, composer, dies at 68
1842 Highlights

About October 8, 1842

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 177 years, 9 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra