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Historical Events Happened In May - 08

Monday, 31 August 2015

1901  In their long-delayed AL home opener, Boston defeats Phila 12-4 on May - 08.  

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

1902  On May - 08 the volcano Mount Pelee, in the Caribbean, erupts, killing 30,000 people  

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

1902  On May - 08 andre Michel Lwoff, physiologist  

1903  Fernandel, [Fernand JD Contandin], French actor (Paris Holiday) on May - 08.  

1903  Eugene-Henri-Paul Gauguin, French painter (Tahiti), dies on May - 08.  

1904  On this day in history john Derrick Mordaunt Snagge, bBC news announcer/commentator  

1904  Eadweard Muybridge, English photographer (horse trot), dies on this day in history.  

1905  On May - 08 inglis Gundry, composer  

1906  Phila A's pitcher Chief Benders plays outfield & hits 2 HRs on this day in history.  

1906  David Van Vactor, Plymouth Indiana, composer (Chaconne) on May - 08.  

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

1907  On this day in history boston's Big Jeff Pfeffer no-hits Cin Reds, 6-0  

1908  Arturo De Cordova, [Rodriguez], Merida Mexico, actor (Medal for Benny) on May - 08.  

1909  On this day in history albert Raines runs world record marathon (2:46:04.6)  

1909  Friedrich von Holstein, German diplomat, dies on this day in history.  

1910  On this day in history mary Lou Williams, US jazz pianist/composer (Zodiac Suite)  

1911  On this day in history iceland gives the vote to women  

1911  Navy ordered its first airplane, Curtiss A-1, Birthday of Naval Aviation on May - 08.  

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

1912  On this day in history george Woodcock, author  

1913  On May - 08 sidney James, [Cohen], Johannesburg, actor (Carry On)  

1914  Paramount Pictures is formed on May - 08.  

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

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

1915  Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett's account of the Gallipoli landing published in Australia on May - 08.  

1915  On May - 08 41st Kentucky Derby: Joe Notter aboard Regret wins in 2:05.4  

1915  On this day in history john Archer, Osceola Nebraska, actor (Destination: Moon)  

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

1916  German munitions bunker in Fort Douaumont explodes on May - 08.  

1916  On May - 08 gordon Scarrott, engineer  

1919  Appingedam soccer team forms on this day in history.  

1919  On May - 08 1st transatlantic flight take-off by a navy seaplane  

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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.  

1460  Frederick I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach (d. 1536) was born on May - 08.  

1492  On May - 08 birth of andreas Alciatus, [Giovanni Andrea-Alciato], Italian lawyer  

1521  On May - 08 birth of peter Canisius, [Pieter de Hondt/Kanijs], jesuit/saint  

1527  On this day in history birth of johann Walter, composer  

1587  Victor Amadeus I, Duke of Savoy (d. 1637) was born on this day in history.  

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

1622  Claes Rålamb, Swedish statesman (d. 1698) was born on May - 08.  

Famous Deaths In May - 08

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0535  On this day in history john, [Mercurius], Italian Pope (533-35), dies  

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

1192  Death of Duke Ottokar IV of Styria (b. 1163) on this day in history.  

1278  Death of Emperor Duanzong of China (b. 1268) on this day in history.  

1319  On May - 08 haakon V, King of Norway (1299-1319), dies  

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

1538  On May - 08 death of edward Fox, English bishop  

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

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