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Historical Events For May - 08

Friday, 24 March 2017

1919  On May - 08 sultan Ismail Hajibeyov, composer  

1920  On May - 08 46th Kentucky Derby: Ted Rice aboard Paul Jones wins in 2:09  

1920  Maurice Cranston, political scientist on this day in history.  

1921  On May - 08 sweden abolished capital punishment  

1921  Graham Leonard, bishop of London on this day in history.  

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

1923  On May - 08 hobbs scores his 100th 100, 116 vs Somerset at Bath  

1923  Hobbs scores his 100th 100, 116* v Somerset at Bath on May - 08.  

1924  On this day in history arthur Honegger's "Pacifica 231" premieres  

1924  On May - 08 memel territories given to Lithuania  

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1924  On May - 08 workers at Werkspoor in Amsterdam strike against 3rd wage cut  

1924  Arthur Honegger's "Pacifica 231," premieres on this day in history.  

1924  Lev N Lunts, Russian writer (Outside the Law), dies at 23 on this day in history.  

1925  On this day in history french colonial army beats Rifkabylen in Morocco  

1925  On May - 08 51st Preakness: Clarence Kummer aboard Coventry wins in 1:59  

1926  On this day in history fire breaks out in Fenway Park  

1926  On May - 08 the birth of David Attenborough, English director  

1926  The first flight over North Pole (Bennett & Byrd) on May - 08.  

1926  1st flight over North Pole (Bennett & Byrd) on this day in history.  

1929  Jan Mayen island, 500 km NNE of Iceland, incorporated into Norway on May - 08.  

1930  On this day in history lvar Henning Mankell, composer, dies at 61  

1931  Operette "Land of Smiles," premieres in London on May - 08.  

1932  Albert Thomas, French socialist politician on this day in history.  

1933  Gandhi, in India, begins a hunger strike in protest against the British on May - 08.  

1933  On May - 08 mohandas Gandhi begins a 21-day fast in protest against British oppression in India.  

1935  On May - 08 cin Red Ernie Lombardi doubles in 6th, 7th, 8th & 9th beat Phils 15-4  

1936  Jockey Ralph Neves unexpectedly revived after being declared dead after a fall. His wife fainted when he returned to track on May - 08.  

1936  On May - 08 oswald Spengler, German philosopher (Underworld of Abendlandes), dies  

1937  On this day in history 63rd Kentucky Derby: Charley Kurtsinger on War Admiral wins 2:03.2  

1938  Stravinsky's "Dumbarton Oaks," premieres in Washington, DC on this day in history.  

1940  The birth of Peter Benchley, British Author on this day in history.  

1941  On May - 08 german Q-ship Pinguin sinks in Indian Ocean  

1941  On this day in history heinrich Zollner, composer, dies at 86  

1942  Battle of Coral Sea ends; Aircraft carrier Lexington sunk by Japanese air attack on May - 08.  

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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)  

1460  Frederick I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach (d. 1536) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

1527  Johann Walter, composer was born on this day in history.  

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  On May - 08 birth of claes Rålamb, Swedish statesman (d. 1698)  

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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.  

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 May - 08.  

1319  Haakon V, King of Norway (1299-1319), dies on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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