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Historical Events For May - 08

Sunday, 18 February 2018

1919  On May - 08 sultan Ismail Hajibeyov, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1920  46th Kentucky Derby: Ted Rice aboard Paul Jones wins in 2:09 on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1920  Maurice Cranston, political scientist on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1921  Sweden abolished capital punishment on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1921  Graham Leonard, bishop of London on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1922  Brian Kellett, CEO (Port of London Authority) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1923  Hobbs scores his 100th 100, 116 vs Somerset at Bath on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1923  Hobbs scores his 100th 100, 116* v Somerset at Bath on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1924  Arthur Honegger's "Pacifica 231" premieres on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1924  Memel territories given to Lithuania on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1924  On this day in history workers at Werkspoor in Amsterdam strike against 3rd wage cut  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1924  On May - 08 arthur Honegger's "Pacifica 231," premieres  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1924  Lev N Lunts, Russian writer (Outside the Law), dies at 23 on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1925  On May - 08 french colonial army beats Rifkabylen in Morocco  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1925  On this day in history 51st Preakness: Clarence Kummer aboard Coventry wins in 1:59  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1926  Fire breaks out in Fenway Park on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1926  The birth of David Attenborough, English director on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1926  The first flight over North Pole (Bennett & Byrd) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1926  1st flight over North Pole (Bennett & Byrd) on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1929  Jan Mayen island, 500 km NNE of Iceland, incorporated into Norway on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1930  On May - 08 lvar Henning Mankell, composer, dies at 61  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1931  Operette "Land of Smiles," premieres in London on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1932  Albert Thomas, French socialist politician on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1933  On this day in history gandhi, in India, begins a hunger strike in protest against the British  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1933  On this day in history mohandas Gandhi begins a 21-day fast in protest against British oppression in India.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1935  On this day in history cin Red Ernie Lombardi doubles in 6th, 7th, 8th & 9th beat Phils 15-4  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1936  On May - 08 jockey Ralph Neves unexpectedly revived after being declared dead after a fall. His wife fainted when he returned to track  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1936  Oswald Spengler, German philosopher (Underworld of Abendlandes), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1937  On May - 08 63rd Kentucky Derby: Charley Kurtsinger on War Admiral wins 2:03.2  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1938  Stravinsky's "Dumbarton Oaks," premieres in Washington, DC on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1940  The birth of Peter Benchley, British Author on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  On this day in history german Q-ship Pinguin sinks in Indian Ocean  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  Heinrich Zollner, composer, dies at 86 on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1942  On May - 08 battle of Coral Sea ends; Aircraft carrier Lexington sunk by Japanese air attack  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 this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of peter Canisius, [Pieter de Hondt/Kanijs], jesuit/saint  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1527  On this day in history 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 this day in history 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 May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0685  On May - 08 benedict II, Italian Pope (683-85), dies  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  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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