On This Day

What Happened on March 8, 1896

Historical Events

  • Volunteers of America forms (NYC)

Famous Birthdays

  • Charlotte Whitton, Canadian politician, Mayor of Ottawa (1951-56), born in Renfrew, Ontario (d. 1975)
1896 Highlights

About March 8, 1896

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 125 years, 8 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces