On This Day

What Happened on May 8, 1921

Historical Events

  • Sweden abolishes capital punishment

Famous Birthdays

  • Graham Leonard, Bishop of London, most senior Anglican to convert to Catholicism since the reformation (d. 2010)
1921 Highlights

About May 8, 1921

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 99 years, 6 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus