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Historical Events For May - 08

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

1876  On May - 08 truganini, last originating Tasmanian, dies  Click To Search About This In Google

1877  On this day in history the first Westminster Dog Show held  Click To Search About This In Google

1877  On May - 08 1st Westminster Dog Show held  Click To Search About This In Google

1878  1st unassisted triple play in organized baseball, by Paul Hines on May - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1879  George Selden files for first patent for a gasoline-driven automobile on May - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1879  On this day in history george Selden files for 1st patent for a gasoline-driven automobile  Click To Search About This In Google

1881  On this day in history henry Morton Stanley signs contract with Congolian monarch  Click To Search About This In Google

1882  David Belasco's "La Belle Russe," premieres in NYC on May - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1882  Philips C Visser, Dutch explorer/diplomat on May - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1884  On this day in history harry S Truman, later to become the 33rd president of the United States, is born near Lamar, MO  Click To Search About This In Google

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1884  The birth of Harry S. Truman, 33rd US President on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1884  On May - 08 harry S Truman, Lamar Missouri, 33rd US President (D) (1945-1953)  Click To Search About This In Google

1885  Sarah Ann Henley survives 76-meter jump from Clifton Bridge, Avon, England on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1885  Sarah Ann Henley survives 76-m jump from Clifton Bridge, Avon, Engl on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1885  Pavel Krizkovsky, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1886  Atlanta pharmacist (Jacob's Pharmacy) Dr John Styth Pemberton invents Coca Cola (contained cocaine) on May - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1886  Atlanta pharmacist John Stith Pemberton invents the flavored syrup for Coca-Cola® on May - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1886  On this day in history jacob's Pharmacy in Atlanta sells 1st Coca-Coke (contained cocaine)  Click To Search About This In Google

1886  Jef van Hoof, composer on May - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1887  Alexander Ulyanov, brother of Lenin/hanged for assassination of tsar on May - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1891  Chet "Red" Hoff, pitcher (NY Yankees 1911-15), lived to 103+ on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1891  Helena Petrovina Blavatsky, Russian theosophist, dies on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1892  Ezio Pinza, Rome Italy, bass singer (South Pacific, RCA Victor Show) on May - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1893  Francis Quimet, Mass shop asst who won golf's US Open (1913) on May - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1894  On this day in history klara Fey, German orch leaser (Die Kleinen Betrachtungen), dies at 79  Click To Search About This In Google

1895  China cedes Taiwan to Japan under Treaty of Shimonoseki on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1895  Edmund Wilson, American critic/writer (Patriotic Gore) on May - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1896  On this day in history yorkshire Cricket all out for 887 against Warwickshire  Click To Search About This In Google

1897  On May - 08 22nd Preakness: T Thorpe aboard Paul Kauvar wins in 1:51¼  Click To Search About This In Google

1898  On this day in history the first games of the Italian Football League are played.  Click To Search About This In Google

1899  On this day in history the Irish Literary Theatre in Dublin opens.  Click To Search About This In Google

1899  On May - 08 jan F van Hall, Dutch sculptor/resistance fighter  Click To Search About This In Google

1900  250 grave robbers shot to death on May - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1900  Galveston TX, hit by hurricane; about 6,000 die on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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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)  Click To Search About This In Google

1460  On May - 08 birth of frederick I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach (d. 1536)  Click To Search About This In Google

1492  Andreas Alciatus, [Giovanni Andrea-Alciato], Italian lawyer was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1521  On May - 08 birth of peter Canisius, [Pieter de Hondt/Kanijs], jesuit/saint  Click To Search About This In Google

1527  On May - 08 birth of johann Walter, composer  Click To Search About This In Google

1587  On this day in history birth of victor Amadeus I, Duke of Savoy (d. 1637)  Click To Search About This In Google

1592  On May - 08 birth of francis Quarles, English poet (Argalus & Parthenia, Emblems)  Click To Search About This In Google

1622  Claes Rålamb, Swedish statesman (d. 1698) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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Famous Deaths In May - 08

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0535  On this day in history john, [Mercurius], Italian Pope (533-35), dies  Click To Search About This In Google

0685  On May - 08 benedict II, Italian Pope (683-85), dies  Click To Search About This In Google

1192  Death of Duke Ottokar IV of Styria (b. 1163) on May - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1278  Death of Emperor Duanzong of China (b. 1268) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1319  Haakon V, King of Norway (1299-1319), dies on May - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1473  On this day in history death of john Stafford, 1st Earl of Wiltshire, English politician (b. 1420)  Click To Search About This In Google

1538  On May - 08 death of edward Fox, English bishop  Click To Search About This In Google

1577  Viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, lawyer/President (Raad van State), dies on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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