On This Day

September 8, 1857 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Birthdays in History

  • Georg Michaelis, Chancellor of German Empire, born in Haynau, Germany (d. 1936)
  • Ida Henrietta Hyde, American physiologist who invented the micro-electrode and the first woman allowed to do research at Harvard Medical School and to be elected to the American Physiology Society, born in Davenport, Iowa (d. 1945)