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Historical Events For May - 08

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1876  Truganini, last originating Tasmanian, dies on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1877  The first Westminster Dog Show held on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1877  On this day in history 1st Westminster Dog Show held  Click To Search About This In Google

1878  On this day in history 1st unassisted triple play in organized baseball, by Paul Hines  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  George Selden files for 1st patent for a gasoline-driven automobile on May - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1881  Henry Morton Stanley signs contract with Congolian monarch on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1882  David Belasco's "La Belle Russe," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1882  On this day in history philips C Visser, Dutch explorer/diplomat  Click To Search About This In Google

1884  On May - 08 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 this day in history 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 May - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

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

1885  Pavel Krizkovsky, composer, dies at 65 on May - 08.  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  Jacob's Pharmacy in Atlanta sells 1st Coca-Coke (contained cocaine) on May - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1886  On May - 08 jef van Hoof, composer  Click To Search About This In Google

1887  On this day in history alexander Ulyanov, brother of Lenin/hanged for assassination of tsar  Click To Search About This In Google

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

1891  Helena Petrovina Blavatsky, Russian theosophist, dies on May - 08.  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  On this day in history francis Quimet, Mass shop asst who won golf's US Open (1913)  Click To Search About This In Google

1894  On May - 08 klara Fey, German orch leaser (Die Kleinen Betrachtungen), dies at 79  Click To Search About This In Google

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

1895  On this day in history edmund Wilson, American critic/writer (Patriotic Gore)  Click To Search About This In Google

1896  On May - 08 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  The first games of the Italian Football League are played on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1899  On May - 08 the Irish Literary Theatre in Dublin opens.  Click To Search About This In Google

1899  On this day in history 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  On May - 08 galveston TX, hit by hurricane; about 6,000 die  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  Joanna I of Auvergne, queen of France (d. 1360) was born on this day in history.  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  Johann Walter, composer was born on May - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1587  On May - 08 birth of victor Amadeus I, Duke of Savoy (d. 1637)  Click To Search About This In Google

1592  Francis Quarles, English poet (Argalus & Parthenia, Emblems) was born on May - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1622  On May - 08 birth of claes Rålamb, Swedish statesman (d. 1698)  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  John, [Mercurius], Italian Pope (533-35), dies on this day in history.  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 this day in history.  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 this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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

1538  On this day in history 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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