On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 1869

Historical Events

  • Ives W. McGaffey of Chicago patents the 1st vacuum cleaner, calls it a "sweeping machine"
1869 Highlights

About June 8, 1869

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

Star Sign: Gemini