On This Day

What Happened on February 8, 1878

Famous Birthdays

  • Martin Buber, Austrian-Israeli dialogue philosopher and theologist (Ich und Du), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1965)

Famous Deaths

  • Elias M. Fries, Swedish botanist (System mycologicum), dies at 83
1878 Highlights

About February 8, 1878

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 142 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius