On This Day

What Happened on November 8, 1880

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

French actress Sarah Bernhardt makes her US debut at NY's Booth Theater

Stage and Film Actress Sarah Bernhardt
Stage and Film Actress
Sarah Bernhardt

Famous Deaths

  • Jacob Edvard Gille, composer, dies at 66
1880 Highlights

About November 8, 1880

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 139 years, 11 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Scorpio