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Historical Events In May - 08

Friday, 20 April 2018

1919  On this day in history 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  On May - 08 maurice Cranston, political scientist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1921  On May - 08 sweden abolished capital punishment  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1921  On this day in history graham Leonard, bishop of London  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1923  On May - 08 hobbs scores his 100th 100, 116* v Somerset at Bath  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1924  On May - 08 memel territories given to Lithuania  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1924  On this day in history arthur Honegger's "Pacifica 231," premieres  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1924  On this day in history lev N Lunts, Russian writer (Outside the Law), dies at 23  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1925  On this day in history french colonial army beats Rifkabylen in Morocco  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1925  On May - 08 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  On May - 08 the birth of David Attenborough, English director  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1929  On this day in history jan Mayen island, 500 km NNE of Iceland, incorporated into Norway  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 May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1933  Gandhi, in India, begins a hunger strike in protest against the British on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1933  On May - 08 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  Jockey Ralph Neves unexpectedly revived after being declared dead after a fall. His wife fainted when he returned to track on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1938  On this day in history stravinsky's "Dumbarton Oaks," premieres in Washington, DC  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1940  On this day in history the birth of Peter Benchley, British Author  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  On this day in history heinrich Zollner, composer, dies at 86  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  Frederick I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach (d. 1536) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1492  On this day in history 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 May - 08.  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1592  Francis Quarles, English poet (Argalus & Parthenia, Emblems) was born on May - 08.  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  On May - 08 benedict II, Italian Pope (683-85), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1192  Death of Duke Ottokar IV of Styria (b. 1163) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1278  On May - 08 death of emperor Duanzong of China (b. 1268)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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