On This Day

What Happened on March 8, 1859

Famous Birthdays

  • Kenneth Grahame, Scottish author (The Wind in the Willows), born in Edinburgh (d. 1932)
  • Otto Taubmann, German composer, born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1929)
1859 Highlights

About March 8, 1859

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 162 years, 6 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces