On This Day

What Happened on March 8, 1856

Famous Birthdays

  • Bramwell Booth, 2nd General of The Salvation Army, born in Halifax, England (d. 1929)
  • Tom Roberts, British-Australian artist (Shearing the Rams), born in Dorchester, Dorset, England (d. 1931)
1856 Highlights

About March 8, 1856

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 165 years, 4 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces