On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1896

Famous Birthdays

  • Karl Hermann Pillney, composer
  • Yip Harburg [Isidore Hochberg], American lyricist (Somewhere Over The Rainbow), born in NYC, New York; (d. 1981)
1896 Highlights

About April 8, 1896

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 6 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aries