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Historical Events For May - 08

Wednesday, 24 January 2018

1901  In their long-delayed AL home opener, Boston defeats Phila 12-4 on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1902  On this day in history mount Pelée erupts, wipes out St Pierre, Martinique, kills 30,000  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1902  On this day in history the volcano Mount Pelee, in the Caribbean, erupts, killing 30,000 people  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1902  On this day in history mt Pelee erupts, wipes out St Pierre, Martinique, kills 30,000  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1902  Andre Michel Lwoff, physiologist on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1903  On May - 08 fernandel, [Fernand JD Contandin], French actor (Paris Holiday)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1903  On this day in history eugene-Henri-Paul Gauguin, French painter (Tahiti), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1904  John Derrick Mordaunt Snagge, bBC news announcer/commentator on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1904  Eadweard Muybridge, English photographer (horse trot), dies on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1905  On this day in history inglis Gundry, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1906  On this day in history phila A's pitcher Chief Benders plays outfield & hits 2 HRs  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1906  On this day in history david Van Vactor, Plymouth Indiana, composer (Chaconne)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1907  On May - 08 tommy Burns beats Jack O'Brien in 20 for heavyweight boxing title  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1907  On May - 08 boston's Big Jeff Pfeffer no-hits Cin Reds, 6-0  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1908  On this day in history arturo De Cordova, [Rodriguez], Merida Mexico, actor (Medal for Benny)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1909  On May - 08 albert Raines runs world record marathon (2:46:04.6)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1909  On May - 08 friedrich von Holstein, German diplomat, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1910  On May - 08 mary Lou Williams, US jazz pianist/composer (Zodiac Suite)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1911  Iceland gives the vote to women on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1911  Navy ordered its first airplane, Curtiss A-1, Birthday of Naval Aviation on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1911  On May - 08 robert Johnson, blues singer (King of Delta Blues Singer)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1912  George Woodcock, author on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1913  On this day in history sidney James, [Cohen], Johannesburg, actor (Carry On)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1914  Paramount Pictures is formed on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1914  On this day in history lord Murton, of Lindisfrarne, deputy chairman (Comm House of Lords)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1915  On May - 08 australian 2nd Brigade and New Zealand Brigade in Battle of Krithia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1915  On May - 08 ellis Ashmead-Bartlett's account of the Gallipoli landing published in Australia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1915  On this day in history 41st Kentucky Derby: Joe Notter aboard Regret wins in 2:05.4  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1915  On May - 08 john Archer, Osceola Nebraska, actor (Destination: Moon)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1915  Henry McNeal Turner, 1 US black army chaplain, dies at 82 on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1916  German munitions bunker in Fort Douaumont explodes on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1916  Gordon Scarrott, engineer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1919  Appingedam soccer team forms on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1919  1st transatlantic flight take-off by a navy seaplane 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  Joanna I of Auvergne, queen of France (d. 1360) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1460  On this day in history 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  On May - 08 birth of peter Canisius, [Pieter de Hondt/Kanijs], jesuit/saint  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1527  Johann Walter, composer was born on May - 08.  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 this day in history birth of francis Quarles, English poet (Argalus & Parthenia, Emblems)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1622  On May - 08 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 May - 08 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  Haakon V, King of Norway (1299-1319), dies on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1473  On May - 08 death of john Stafford, 1st Earl of Wiltshire, English politician (b. 1420)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1577  Viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, lawyer/President (Raad van State), dies on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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