On This Day

What Happened on August 8, 1901

Famous Birthdays

  • Ernest Lawrence, American nuclear scientist and inventor (Cyclotron - Nobel 1939), born in Canton, South Dakota (d. 1958)
1901 Highlights

About August 8, 1901

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo