On This Day

What Happened on May 8, 1898

Historical Events

  • The first games of the Italian Football League are played

Famous Birthdays

  • Vera Chapman, English writer and Tolkien Society founder, born in Bournemouth, England (d. 1996)
1898 Highlights

About May 8, 1898

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 9 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus