On This Day

What Happened on September 8, 1858

Historical Events

Historic Event

Abraham Lincoln supposedly says in a speech "You may fool all the people some of the time; you can even fool some of the people all the time; but you can’t fool all of the people all the time"

Famous Deaths

  • Jacopo Foroni, Italian opera composer (I gladiatori; Advokathen Panthelin), and conductor, dies during cholera epidemic at 34
1858 Highlights

About September 8, 1858

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 163 years, 9 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo