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Tuesday May 08, 1900: on this day

May 08, 1900 was the 128th day of the year 1900, under the sign of Taurus and the day of the week was Tuesday.

Is May 08, 1900 a day special to you? If so you may like to discover what happened on that day, who was born and died on May 08, 1900, what holidays and observances are celebrated on May 08, 1900, which were the most popular songs , movies (e.g. After Dark in Central Park, directed by ), TV series and books back then.

On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about May 8th, 1900 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.

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What day of the week was May 08, 1900?

May 08, 1900 was a Tuesday and it was the 127th day of the year 1900 in the Gregorian calendar.

May 08, 1900 can also be written as 5/8/1900 in the US and as 8/5/1900 in UK and Europe.


May 08, 1900: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on May 08, 1900:

May 08, 1900: What were the magazines covers that day?

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Who was born on May 08, 1900?

Whose famous birthday is on May 8th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on May 8th:

  • Kiev (Ukraine)

    Kiev is the capital and largest city of Ukraine, known for its rich history, stunning architecture, and vibrant culture.

  • French presidential election 1988

    French presidential election 1988 is a politician who served as the President of France from 1981 to 1995.

  • Enrique Iglesias
    Enrique Iglesias

    Spanish singer, son of Julio Iglesias, famed heartthrob, but appealing to the next generation.

  • Melissa Gilbert
    Melissa Gilbert

    Melissa Gilbert is an American TV actress best known for her role as Laura Ingalls Wilder on the TV show Little House on the Prairie.

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May 08, 1900: How old are you if you were born on that day?

You are 123 years 6 months old,

or 1482 months and 23 days old,

or 6447 weeks and 3 days old,

or 45132 days old,

if you were born on May 08, 1900.

Enjoy a trip down memory lane: discover what the world looked like when you turned 18 years old, 30 years old, 40 years old

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on May 08, 1900?

There are 159 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Wednesday May 8th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on May 08, 1900?

You belong to the Lost Generation if you were born on May 08, 1900.


May 08, 1900: What famous people died on that day?

What famous deaths happened on May 8th?

Famous deaths on May 8th:

  • Ulrike Meinhof

    Ulrike Meinhof was a prominent member of the Red Army Faction in Germany, known for her involvement in left-wing militant activities and her...

  • George Peppard
    George Peppard

    American actor and TV series star who appeared in 25 films.

  • Gilles Villeneuve

    French-Canadian Formula One driver.

  • Luigi Nono

    Italian composer (Born in 1924).

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May 08, 1900: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for May 08, 1900 is Taurus.

Taurus is the 2nd sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between April 20th and May 20th belong to the Taurus sign: discover Taurus personality and who should a Taurus marry.

Babies born in May are either Taurus or Gemini. People born before May 20th are Taurus, while people born from May 21st have the sign of Gemini.

Discover the personality of May born.

May 08, 1900: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

Rat chinese zodiac sign

The Chinese Zodiac sign for May 08, 1900 is Rat and the associated element is Metal.

Discover the Rat personality and how the Metal Element might affect a person's traits and compatibility with other signs according to the Chinese zodiac.


May 08, 1900: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on May 08, 1900:

  • Parents' Day in South Korea
  • Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
  • VE Day
  • World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day

Observances on May 08, 1900:

  • Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives During the Second World War

Saints celebrated on May 08, 1900:

  • Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
  • Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
  • Saint Ida of Nivelles

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May 08, 1900: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on May 08, 1900 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

After Dark in Central Park

After Dark in Central Park

Release year: 1900



Release year: 1900

X Rays

X Rays

Release year: 1900

Family Troubles

Family Troubles

Release year: 1900

Starring: Beatrice Day, Harold Graham, Mr. Graham

Country: United States of America

The Conjurer

The Conjurer

Release year: 1900

Directed by: George Albert Smith

Birth chart on this day

Discover the planets positions on May 8th, 1900 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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May 08, 1900: What was the lunar phase on that day?

Lunar phase


The lunar phase on May 08, 1900 was First Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on May 08, 1900 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on May 08, 1900 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 74% full, rising at 01:32 pm and setting at 02:00 am.

The previous full moon was on Apr 15, 1900 while the next full moon would come on May 14, 1900.


Who was the US President on May 08, 1900?

On May 08, 1900 the US President was William McKinley (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 08, 1900?

On May 08, 1900 the UK Prime Minister was Robert Gascoyne-Cecil (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 08, 1900?

On May 08, 1900 the Pope was Leo XIII.


What is special about May 8th?

May 8th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 8th day of the month of May. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on May 8th, such as:

  • 2019 - 2019 Lahore Bombing: At least 11 people are killed in a blast near the Data Darbar Sufi shrine, Lahore (Pakistan), which is located at the 11th century. Half of these were police officers.
  • 2018 - Colombian conflict: The Colombian war crimes tribunal begins investigating atrocities committed during the 1960s war.
  • 2017 - Spirit Airlines cancels 11 flights from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and delays 30 others due to a dispute with its pilots. (As talks take place between the airline's union, Air Line Pilots Association International). Three people are taken into custody after protests broke out.

Find out more about May 8th


What happened in 1900?

1900 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • General French relieves Kimberley / Cecil Rhodes
  • Diamond workers in Amsterdam strike
  • British troops over run Johannesburg
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What was the calendar for May 1900?

May 1900 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with May being the 5th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

Discover how May 1900 calendar looked like.

Tuesday May 8, 1900