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Historical Events For May - 08

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1876  On this day in history truganini, last originating Tasmanian, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1877  The first Westminster Dog Show held on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1877  On May - 08 1st Westminster Dog Show held  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1878  1st unassisted triple play in organized baseball, by Paul Hines on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1879  On May - 08 george Selden files for 1st patent for a gasoline-driven automobile  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1881  Henry Morton Stanley signs contract with Congolian monarch on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1882  On this day in history david Belasco's "La Belle Russe," premieres in NYC  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1882  Philips C Visser, Dutch explorer/diplomat on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1884  On May - 08 harry S Truman, Lamar Missouri, 33rd US President (D) (1945-1953)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1885  Sarah Ann Henley survives 76-meter jump from Clifton Bridge, Avon, England on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1885  On May - 08 sarah Ann Henley survives 76-m jump from Clifton Bridge, Avon, Engl  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1885  Pavel Krizkovsky, composer, dies at 65 on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1886  Atlanta pharmacist John Stith Pemberton invents the flavored syrup for Coca-Cola® on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1886  Jacob's Pharmacy in Atlanta sells 1st Coca-Coke (contained cocaine) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1886  Jef van Hoof, composer on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1887  Alexander Ulyanov, brother of Lenin/hanged for assassination of tsar on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1891  Helena Petrovina Blavatsky, Russian theosophist, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

1895  China cedes Taiwan to Japan under Treaty of Shimonoseki on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1896  Yorkshire Cricket all out for 887 against Warwickshire on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1897  22nd Preakness: T Thorpe aboard Paul Kauvar wins in 1:51¼ on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1898  On May - 08 the first games of the Italian Football League are played.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1899  The Irish Literary Theatre in Dublin opens on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1899  On May - 08 jan F van Hall, Dutch sculptor/resistance fighter  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1900  250 grave robbers shot to death on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1900  Galveston TX, hit by hurricane; about 6,000 die on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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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 Send On Whatsapp

1460  On May - 08 birth of frederick I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach (d. 1536)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1527  On May - 08 birth of johann Walter, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1587  Victor Amadeus I, Duke of Savoy (d. 1637) was born on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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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 Send On Whatsapp

0685  Benedict II, Italian Pope (683-85), dies on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1278  Death of Emperor Duanzong of China (b. 1268) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1319  On this day in history haakon V, King of Norway (1299-1319), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1473  Death of John Stafford, 1st Earl of Wiltshire, English politician (b. 1420) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1538  On May - 08 death of edward Fox, English bishop  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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