On This Day

What Happened on February 8, 1898

Historical Events

  • John Ames Sherman patents 1st envelope folding & gumming mach (Mass)

Famous Birthdays

  • AndrĂ©s Soriano, Spanish Filipino industrialist (San Miguel Brewery, Philippine Airlines), born in Manila, Spanish Philippines (d. 1964)
1898 Highlights

About February 8, 1898

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 7 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius