On This Day

What Happened on May 8, 1858

Historical Events

Conference of Interest

John Brown holds antislavery convention

Abolitionist John Brown
John Brown

Famous Birthdays

  • John Meade Falkner, English novelist (Moonfleet), born in Manningford, England (d. 1932)
1858 Highlights

About May 8, 1858

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 163 years, 5 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus