On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1871

Famous Birthdays

  • Clarence Hudson White, American photographer, born in Newark, Ohio (d. 1925)

Famous Deaths

  • Charles-Louis Hanssens, Belgian composer, dies at 68
1871 Highlights

About April 8, 1871

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 149 years, 7 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries