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What Happened on May 8, 1794

Famous Deaths

  • Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier, father of modern chemistry (identified oxygen and hydrogen), guillotined at 50
1794 Highlights

About May 8, 1794

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 226 years, 9 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus