On This Day

What Happened on August 8, 1876

Historical Events

  • Dan O'Leacy completes 500 mile walk in 139h32m

InventionHistoric Invention

Thomas Edison is granted the patent for Autographic Printing (US Patent 180,857)

Inventor Thomas Edison
Thomas Edison
1876 Highlights

About August 8, 1876

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 145 years, 2 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo