On This Day

What Happened on May 7, 1908

Historical Events

  • Emperor Franz-Joseph celebrates his golden jubilee with festivities throughout the Austro-Hungarian empire

Famous Birthdays

  • Wouter Paap, Dutch composer, born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 1981)
1908 Highlights

About May 7, 1908

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 112 years, 5 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus