What Happened on February 8, 1896

Historical Events

  • Georges Feydeau's "Le Dindon" premieres in Paris
  • Western Conference forms of Midwestern U, later renamed Big 10 Conf

Famous Birthdays

  • Orville Caldwell, American actor (Patsy, French Doll, Last Warning), born in Oakland, California (d. 1967)
1896 Highlights

About February 8, 1896

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 126 years, 11 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius