On This Day

What Happened on August 9, 1845

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

  • AndrĂ© Bessette, Canadian religious figure of the Roman Catholic church, born in Mont-Saint-GrĂ©goire, Quebec, Canada (d. 1937)
  • Xavier Mellery, Belgian painter and illustrator, born in Laken, Belgium (d. 1921)