On This Day

What Happened on January 8, 1880

Famous Deaths


Person of interestEmperor Norton

Emperor Norton [Joshua Abraham Norton], British born self proclaimed "Norton I, Emperor of the United States", 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? 141 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn