On This Day

What Happened on May 8, 1886

Historical Events

  • Jacob's Pharmacy in Atlanta sells the first Coca-Cola (contained cocaine)

Famous Birthdays

  • Jef van Hoof, Flemish composer, born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1959)
1886 Highlights

About May 8, 1886

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 135 years, 2 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus