On This Day

What Happened on May 8, 1884

Famous Birthdays

Harry Truman

Harry Truman, 33rd US President (Democrat: 1945-53), born in Lamar, Missouri (d. 1972)

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About May 8, 1884

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 137 years, 8 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus