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Historical Events Happened In May - 08

Saturday, 25 April 2015

1876  On May - 08 truganini, last originating Tasmanian, dies  

1877  The first Westminster Dog Show held on May - 08.  

1877  1st Westminster Dog Show held on May - 08.  

1878  On May - 08 1st unassisted triple play in organized baseball, by Paul Hines  

1879  George Selden files for first patent for a gasoline-driven automobile on May - 08.  

1879  George Selden files for 1st patent for a gasoline-driven automobile on May - 08.  

1881  On this day in history henry Morton Stanley signs contract with Congolian monarch  

1882  David Belasco's "La Belle Russe," premieres in NYC on May - 08.  

1882  On this day in history philips C Visser, Dutch explorer/diplomat  

1884  Harry S Truman, later to become the 33rd president of the United States, is born near Lamar, MO on this day in history.  

1884  On this day in history the birth of Harry S. Truman, 33rd US President  

1884  Harry S Truman, Lamar Missouri, 33rd US President (D) (1945-1953) on May - 08.  

1885  Sarah Ann Henley survives 76-meter jump from Clifton Bridge, Avon, England on May - 08.  

1885  Sarah Ann Henley survives 76-m jump from Clifton Bridge, Avon, Engl on this day in history.  

1885  On this day in history pavel Krizkovsky, composer, dies at 65  

1886  On May - 08 atlanta pharmacist (Jacob's Pharmacy) Dr John Styth Pemberton invents Coca Cola (contained cocaine)  

1886  On this day in history atlanta pharmacist John Stith Pemberton invents the flavored syrup for Coca-Cola®  

1886  On May - 08 jacob's Pharmacy in Atlanta sells 1st Coca-Coke (contained cocaine)  

1886  On May - 08 jef van Hoof, composer  

1887  On May - 08 alexander Ulyanov, brother of Lenin/hanged for assassination of tsar  

1891  Chet "Red" Hoff, pitcher (NY Yankees 1911-15), lived to 103+ on May - 08.  

1891  On May - 08 helena Petrovina Blavatsky, Russian theosophist, dies  

1892  On May - 08 ezio Pinza, Rome Italy, bass singer (South Pacific, RCA Victor Show)  

1893  On this day in history francis Quimet, Mass shop asst who won golf's US Open (1913)  

1894  On this day in history klara Fey, German orch leaser (Die Kleinen Betrachtungen), dies at 79  

1895  On May - 08 china cedes Taiwan to Japan under Treaty of Shimonoseki  

1895  On this day in history edmund Wilson, American critic/writer (Patriotic Gore)  

1896  Yorkshire Cricket all out for 887 against Warwickshire on this day in history.  

1897  22nd Preakness: T Thorpe aboard Paul Kauvar wins in 1:51¼ on May - 08.  

1898  The first games of the Italian Football League are played on May - 08.  

1899  The Irish Literary Theatre in Dublin opens on May - 08.  

1899  On May - 08 jan F van Hall, Dutch sculptor/resistance fighter  

1900  250 grave robbers shot to death on this day in history.  

1900  On this day in history galveston TX, hit by hurricane; about 6,000 die  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 08

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1326  On this day in history birth of joanna I of Auvergne, queen of France (d. 1360)  

1460  Frederick I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach (d. 1536) was born on this day in history.  

1492  On May - 08 birth of andreas Alciatus, [Giovanni Andrea-Alciato], Italian lawyer  

1521  Peter Canisius, [Pieter de Hondt/Kanijs], jesuit/saint was born on May - 08.  

1527  On May - 08 birth of johann Walter, composer  

1587  On this day in history birth of victor Amadeus I, Duke of Savoy (d. 1637)  

1592  On May - 08 birth of francis Quarles, English poet (Argalus & Parthenia, Emblems)  

1622  Claes Rålamb, Swedish statesman (d. 1698) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In May - 08

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0535  John, [Mercurius], Italian Pope (533-35), dies on this day in history.  

0685  On May - 08 benedict II, Italian Pope (683-85), dies  

1192  On this day in history death of duke Ottokar IV of Styria (b. 1163)  

1278  On May - 08 death of emperor Duanzong of China (b. 1268)  

1319  On May - 08 haakon V, King of Norway (1299-1319), dies  

1473  Death of John Stafford, 1st Earl of Wiltshire, English politician (b. 1420) on May - 08.  

1538  On May - 08 death of edward Fox, English bishop  

1577  Viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, lawyer/President (Raad van State), dies on this day in history.