On This Day

What Happened on March 8, 1886

Famous Birthdays

  • Anton Portielje, Dutch radio host and zoo director (Artis), born in Amsterdam (d. 1965)
  • Edward Calvin Kendall, American chemist, isolated cortisone (Nobel 1950), born in South Norwalk, Connecticut (d. 1972)
1886 Highlights

About March 8, 1886

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 134 years, 7 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces