On This Day

What Happened on March 8, 1844

Historical Events

  • King Oscar I ascends to the throne of Sweden-Norway

Famous Deaths

  • Charles XIV [Jean Bernadotte], French-born King of Sweden & Norway (1818-44), Marshall of France, dies at 81
1844 Highlights

About March 8, 1844

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 176 years, 8 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces