On This Day

What Happened on January 8, 1880

Famous Deaths


Person of interestEmperor Norton

Joshua Abraham Norton, [Emperor Norton] Self-proclaimed US Emperor/Protector of Mexico, dies at 60

Emperor of the USA Emperor Norton
Emperor of the USA
Emperor Norton

1880 Highlights

About January 8, 1880

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 140 years, 6 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn