On This Day

What Happened on May 8, 1786

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean Vianney, French Catholic priest, born in Dardilly, Lyonnais, Kingdom of France (d. 1859)
  • Thomas Hancock, British engineer, founded British rubber industry, born in Malborough, Wilshire (d. 1865)
1786 Highlights

About May 8, 1786

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 234 years, 5 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus