May 8th, 1917

May 8th, 1917, was a Tuesday. It was Day 128 of 1917. The decade was the 1910s.

106 years, 4 months, and 27 days have passed since May 8th, 1917.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.



Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 106 years, 4 months, and 27 days have passed since May 8th, 1917.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 19 of 1917.
  • Leap Year: 1917 was not a leap year.
  • Age: People born on May 8th, 1917, are now 106 years old.
  • Generation: People born in 1917 belong to the Greatest Generation generation.
Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 8th, 1917, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1917 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 22.
  • Native American Zodiac: May 8th, 1917 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
  • Birth flower (May): The Lily of the Valley and the Hawthorn.
Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on May 8th.

Harry S. Truman

US President. Deceased
Born on May 8th, 1884
He turned 33 on this day in 1917.

David Attenborough

British broadcaster.
Born on May 8th, 1926
He was born exactly 9 years after this date.

Sonny Liston

Boxer. Deceased
Born on May 8th, 1932
He was born exactly 15 years after this date.

Enrique Iglesias

Born on May 8th, 1975
He was born exactly 58 years after this date.

Matt Willis

Born on May 8th, 1983
He was born exactly 66 years after this date.


Born on May 8th, 1996
He was born exactly 79 years after this date.



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

  • Victory in Europe Day (France)

US President.

Woodrow Wilson was the President of the United States on May 8th, 1917.


UK Prime Minister.

David Lloyd George was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.


Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on May 8th, 1917 was most likely conceived around August 15th, 1916.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 8th, 1917 is close to January 29th, 1918.

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Stats for May 8th, 1917

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about May 8th, 1917.

  • 38,865 days have passed since this date.
  • 5,552 weeks have passed.
  • 3,357,936,000 seconds have passed since May 8th, 1917.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 3,917,592,000 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 1,732,694,976,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 559,656,000 times.
  • You have taken approximately 288,782,496 steps. That's roughly 128,348 miles!
  • Since this date, 40,295,232 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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