On This Day

What Happened on July 8, 1870

Day of the Week: Friday

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