On This Day

What Happened on May 8, 1853

Famous Birthdays

  • Dan Brouthers, American MLB baseball player known as the first great slugger in baseball history, born in Sylvan Lake, New York (d. 1932)

Famous Deaths

  • Joannes P Roothaan, 1st Dutch lt col-gen of Jesuits, dies at 67
1853 Highlights

About May 8, 1853

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 168 years, 4 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus