On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1897

Famous Birthdays

  • Herbert Eimert, German composer/musicologist (Glockenspiel)

Famous Deaths

  • George Garrett, English composer, dies at 62
  • Heinrich von Stephan, UK politician, dies
1897 Highlights

About April 8, 1897

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 7 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aries