On This Day

What Happened on May 8, 1911

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestRobert Johnson

Robert Johnson, American blues singer (King of Delta Blues Singers), born in Hazlehurst, Mississippi (d. 1938)

Singer and guitarist Robert Johnson
Singer and guitarist
Robert Johnson
  • Wilhelm F de Gaay Fortman, Dutch lawyer/foreign minister
1911 Highlights

About May 8, 1911

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 2 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Taurus