May 8th, 1884

May 8th, 1884, fell on a Thursday. It was day 129 of 1884. The decade was the 1880s.

136 years, 8 months and 13 days have passed since May 8th, 1884.

Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Harry S. Truman: US President.

Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 136 years, 8 months and 13 days have passed since May 8th, 1884.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 19 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).
  • Age: Anyone born on May 8th, 1884, will be 136 years of age.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 8th, 1884, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1884 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: May 8th, 1884 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

Celebrity Birthdays

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


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 May 8th, 1884?

  • Chester Alan Arthur was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on May 8th, 1884?

  • William Ewart Gladstone was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

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


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Time Difference & Statistics

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

  • 49,932 days have passed since this date.
  • 4,314,123,279 seconds have passed since the May 8th, 1884.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 5,033,143,826 times.
  • Since May 8th, 1884, earth has travelled approximately 2,226,087,611,964 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 719,020,547 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 371,014,602 steps. That's about 164,895 miles!
  • Since this date, 51,769,479 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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