On This Day

What Happened on February 8, 1884

Famous Birthdays

  • Reginald "Snowy" Baker, Australian boxer (Olympic silver middleweight 1908), rugby union halfback (2 caps) and actor (The Sword of Valor), born in Sydney, Australia (d. 1953)

Famous Deaths

  • Arnold Henry Guyot, Swiss-American geologist, geographer and meteorologist, dies at 76
1884 Highlights

About February 8, 1884

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 137 years, 8 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius