On This Day

What Happened on January 8, 1871

Famous Birthdays

  • James Craig, 1st Viscount Craigavon, Irish unionist politician and the first Prime Minister of Northern Ireland (1921-1940), born in Belfast, Ireland (d. 1940)
1871 Highlights

About January 8, 1871

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 150 years, 1 month and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn