On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 1856

Historical Events

  • The Second Opium War or second Anglo-Chinese War: begins with the Arrow Incident on the Pearl River
1856 Highlights

About October 8, 1856

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 165 years, 3 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra