On This Day

What Happened on March 8, 1857

Historical Events

  • British seismologist John Milne is hired by the Japanese government as a foreign adviser (oyatoi gaikokujin)

Famous Birthdays

  • Ruggero Leoncavallo, Italian composer (I pagliacci/Zaza), born in Naples, Italy (d. 1919)
1857 Highlights

About March 8, 1857

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 163 years and 5 months
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces