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Historical Events In May - 08

Wednesday, 20 June 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 May - 08 the volcano Mount Pelee, in the Caribbean, erupts, killing 30,000 people  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1902  On May - 08 andre Michel Lwoff, physiologist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1904  John Derrick Mordaunt Snagge, bBC news announcer/commentator on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1904  On this day in history eadweard Muybridge, English photographer (horse trot), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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1906  Phila A's pitcher Chief Benders plays outfield & hits 2 HRs on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1906  David Van Vactor, Plymouth Indiana, composer (Chaconne) on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1907  On this day in history tommy Burns beats Jack O'Brien in 20 for heavyweight boxing title  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1907  Boston's Big Jeff Pfeffer no-hits Cin Reds, 6-0 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1909  Friedrich von Holstein, German diplomat, dies on May - 08.  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 May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1912  On May - 08 george Woodcock, author  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1914  On May - 08 lord Murton, of Lindisfrarne, deputy chairman (Comm House of Lords)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1915  On this day in history australian 2nd Brigade and New Zealand Brigade in Battle of Krithia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1915  On this day in history 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  John Archer, Osceola Nebraska, actor (Destination: Moon) on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1915  On this day in history henry McNeal Turner, 1 US black army chaplain, dies at 82  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1916  On May - 08 german munitions bunker in Fort Douaumont explodes  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1916  On May - 08 gordon Scarrott, engineer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1919  On this day in history appingedam soccer team forms  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1919  On May - 08 1st transatlantic flight take-off by a navy seaplane  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1326  On May - 08 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  On May - 08 birth of andreas Alciatus, [Giovanni Andrea-Alciato], Italian lawyer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1521  Peter Canisius, [Pieter de Hondt/Kanijs], jesuit/saint was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1527  Johann Walter, composer was born on this day in history.  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  Francis Quarles, English poet (Argalus & Parthenia, Emblems) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1622  Claes Rålamb, Swedish statesman (d. 1698) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0535  John, [Mercurius], Italian Pope (533-35), dies on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0685  On this day in history benedict II, Italian Pope (683-85), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1192  Death of Duke Ottokar IV of Styria (b. 1163) on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1278  On this day in history death of emperor Duanzong of China (b. 1268)  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  On May - 08 death of john Stafford, 1st Earl of Wiltshire, English politician (b. 1420)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1538  Death of Edward Fox, English bishop on May - 08.  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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