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Historical Events For May - 08

Friday, 23 June 2017

1876  Truganini, last originating Tasmanian, dies on May - 08.  

1877  On this day in history the first Westminster Dog Show held  

1877  1st Westminster Dog Show held on this day in history.  

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

1879  On this day in history george Selden files for first patent for a gasoline-driven automobile  

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

1881  On May - 08 henry Morton Stanley signs contract with Congolian monarch  

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

1882  Philips C Visser, Dutch explorer/diplomat on this day in history.  

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

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1884  On May - 08 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 this day in history.  

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

1885  Pavel Krizkovsky, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

1886  On this day in history atlanta pharmacist (Jacob's Pharmacy) Dr John Styth Pemberton invents Coca Cola (contained cocaine)  

1886  Atlanta pharmacist John Stith Pemberton invents the flavored syrup for Coca-Cola® on May - 08.  

1886  Jacob's Pharmacy in Atlanta sells 1st Coca-Coke (contained cocaine) on May - 08.  

1886  On this day in history jef van Hoof, composer  

1887  Alexander Ulyanov, brother of Lenin/hanged for assassination of tsar on May - 08.  

1891  On May - 08 chet "Red" Hoff, pitcher (NY Yankees 1911-15), lived to 103+  

1891  On this day in history helena Petrovina Blavatsky, Russian theosophist, dies  

1892  Ezio Pinza, Rome Italy, bass singer (South Pacific, RCA Victor Show) on May - 08.  

1893  On May - 08 francis Quimet, Mass shop asst who won golf's US Open (1913)  

1894  Klara Fey, German orch leaser (Die Kleinen Betrachtungen), dies at 79 on May - 08.  

1895  China cedes Taiwan to Japan under Treaty of Shimonoseki on this day in history.  

1895  On May - 08 edmund Wilson, American critic/writer (Patriotic Gore)  

1896  Yorkshire Cricket all out for 887 against Warwickshire on May - 08.  

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

1898  On this day in history the first games of the Italian Football League are played.  

1899  On this day in history the Irish Literary Theatre in Dublin opens.  

1899  On this day in history jan F van Hall, Dutch sculptor/resistance fighter  

1900  250 grave robbers shot to death on May - 08.  

1900  On May - 08 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  Joanna I of Auvergne, queen of France (d. 1360) was born on May - 08.  

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

1492  Andreas Alciatus, [Giovanni Andrea-Alciato], Italian lawyer was born on this day in history.  

1521  On this day in history birth of peter Canisius, [Pieter de Hondt/Kanijs], jesuit/saint  

1527  Johann Walter, composer was born on this day in history.  

1587  Victor Amadeus I, Duke of Savoy (d. 1637) was born on May - 08.  

1592  On this day in history birth of francis Quarles, English poet (Argalus & Parthenia, Emblems)  

1622  On this day in history birth of claes Rålamb, Swedish statesman (d. 1698)  

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Famous Deaths In May - 08

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0535  John, [Mercurius], Italian Pope (533-35), dies on May - 08.  

0685  Benedict II, Italian Pope (683-85), dies on this day in history.  

1192  On May - 08 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 this day in history.  

1538  Death of Edward Fox, English bishop on this day in history.  

1577  On this day in history viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, lawyer/President (Raad van State), dies  

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