On This Day

What Happened on May 8, 1884

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestHarry Truman

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

33rd US President Harry Truman
33rd US President
Harry Truman

1884 Highlights

About May 8, 1884

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 136 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus