On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1869

Historical Events

  • American Museum of Natural History opens in New York City

Famous Birthdays

  • Harvey Cushing, American neurosurgeon (blood pressure studies), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1939)
1869 Highlights

About April 8, 1869

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 151 years, 7 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries