January 8, 1838: Day of the Week
January 8, 1838 was the 8th day of the year 1838 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 357 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is lundi.
A person born on this day will be 181 years old today. If that same person saved a Dime every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $6,451.10 today.
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Here’s the January 1838 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1838 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Capricorn is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Garnet is the modern birthstone for this month. Emerald is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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January 8, 1838 Historical Event(s)
- 1838Alfred Vail demonstrates a telegraph system using dots and dashes (this is the forerunner of Morse code).
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