On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 1896

Historical Events

  • First car thief; Baron de Zuylen’s Peugeot is stolen by his mechanic in Paris

Famous Birthdays

  • Samuel Gonard, Swiss lawyer and chairman (International Red Cross), born in Neuchâtel, Switzerland (d. 1975)
1896 Highlights

About June 8, 1896

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 125 years, 7 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini