May 8, 1899: Day of the Week
May 8, 1899 was the 128th day of the year 1899 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 237 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is lunes.
A person born on this day will be 124 years old today. If that same person saved a Half dollar every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $21,989.50 today.
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Here’s the May 1899 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1899 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Taurus is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Emerald is the modern birthstone for this month. Sapphire is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
May 8, 1899 Historical Event(s)
- 1899The Irish Literary Theatre in Dublin opens.
Who were born on May 8, 1899?
- 1899Arthur Q. Bryan, American voice actor (d. 1959)
- 1899Friedrich Hayek, Austrian-born British economist and philosopher, Nobel laureate (d. 1992)
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