8th of May, 1884

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 8th of May, 1884, fell on a Thursday.
  • Born on this exact date: Harry S. Truman: US President.
  • Decade: 1880s.
  • 134 years, 2 months and 14 days have passed since the 8th of May, 1884.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 19 of 1884.
  • Day 129 of 1884.
  • Leap Year: 1884 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1884 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 8th of May, 1884 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 8th of May, 1884, will be 134 years of age.
  • American Format: 05-08-1884 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1884-05-08. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "18840508" are easier to sort.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 8th of May:

  • Victory in Europe Day (France)

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Chester Alan Arthur was the President of the United States on the 8th of May, 1884.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 8th of May, 1884 was probably conceived around the 30th of July, 1883. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 8th of May, 1884 is the 15th of February, 1885. (Rough Estimate).

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 8th of May:

  • 8th of May, 1967: American actress Barbara Payton dies of heart and liver failure at the age of 39.
  • 8th of May, 1979: 10 people die after a fire breaks out at a Woolworth's store in Manchester, England.
  • 8th of May, 1984: Former Canadian Forces corporal Denis Lortie kills three government employees in the National Assembly of Quebec building.
  • 8th of May, 1998: The movie Deep Impact (1998) is released.
  • 8th of May, 2002: Arsenal clinch the 2001-2002 FA Premier League title after a 1-0 win over Manchester United at Old Trafford.
  • 8th of May, 2009: Star Trek (2009) is released.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 8th of May:

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 8th of May, 1884.

  • 49,016 days have passed since this date.
  • 4,234,978,800 seconds have passed since the 8th of May, 1884.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 4,940,808,600 times.
  • Since the 8th of May, 1884, earth has travelled approximately 2,185,249,060,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 705,829,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 364,208,177 steps. That's about 161,870 miles!
  • Since this date, 50,819,746 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Thursday" in other languages is:

  • German: Donnerstag.
  • French: Jeudi.
  • Italian: Giovedi.
  • Spanish: Jueves.
  • Portuguese: Quinta-feira.

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