On This Day

What Happened on July 8, 1870

Historical Events

  • Governor Holden of North Carolina declares Casswell County to be in a state of insurrection
  • US Congress authorizes registration of trademarks

Famous Birthdays

  • Marie C of Zeggelen, Dutch novelist (Koloniaaltje)

Famous Deaths

  • John D Zocher Jr, architect (Soestdijk Palace), dies at 79
1870 Highlights

About July 8, 1870

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 150 years, 3 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer