On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1897

Famous Birthdays

  • Herbert Eimert, German composer and musicologist (Glockenspiel)

Famous Deaths

  • George Garrett, English composer, dies at 62
  • Heinrich von Stephan, German Director of the Post service who introduced the telephone to Germany, dies at 66
1897 Highlights

About April 8, 1897

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 6 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aries