On This Day

What Happened on August 7, 1884

Historical Events

  • Germany annexes Angra Pequena (Southwest-Africa)

Famous Birthdays

  • Billie Burke [Mary William Ethelbert Appleton], American actress (The Wizard of Oz, Merrily We Live), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 1970)
1884 Highlights

About August 7, 1884

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 136 years, 2 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo