On This Day

What Happened on December 8, 1896

Famous Deaths

  • Ernst Engel, German statistician and economist (Law of Engel), dies at 75
1896 Highlights

About December 8, 1896

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 1 month and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius