On This Day

What Happened on May 8, 1904

Famous Birthdays

  • John Snagge, British newsreader and commentator for the BBC (Oxford-Cambridge Boat Race), born in London (d. 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Eadweard Muybridge, English photographer, pioneer in study of motion, dies at 74
1904 Highlights

About May 8, 1904

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 2 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus