On This Day

What Happened on September 8, 1860

Historical Events

  • Excursion steamer "Lady Elgin" sinks after being rammed in a storm on Lake Michigan drowning about 300. Largest loss of life on the Great Lakes.
1860 Highlights

About September 8, 1860

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 161 years, 4 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Virgo