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Historical Events For May - 08

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

1942  On this day in history german summer offensive opens in Crimea  Click To Search About This In Google

1942  On May - 08 hMS OLYMPUS, sunk off Malta Grand Harbour - German E-boat-laid mines. On passage with personnel from Malta to Gibraltar, including many of the crews of bombed submarines P.36 and P.39; few survivors  Click To Search About This In Google

1942  On this day in history aircraft carrier Lexington sunk by Japanese air attack at Coral Sea  Click To Search About This In Google

1943  Admiral Cunningham of British fleet orders "Sink, burn & destroy; let nothing pass" on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1943  69th Preakness: Johnny Longden aboard Count Fleet wins in 1:57.4 on May - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1943  Mordicai Anielewicz, commander of Warsaw ghetto uprising, killed on May - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1943  On May - 08 admiral Cunningham of British fleet orders: "Sink, burn & destroy; let nothing pass"  Click To Search About This In Google

1944  33 communist resistance fighter sentenced to death on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1944  On May - 08 the first eye bank is established in New York City  Click To Search About This In Google

1944  U-575 sinks Asphodel on May - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

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1945  On May - 08 canadian troops move into Amsterdam  Click To Search About This In Google

1945  On this day in history chinese counter attack at Tsjangte, supports by 14th air fleet  Click To Search About This In Google

1945  General Von Keitel surrenders to Marshal Zhukov near Berlin on May - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1945  On this day in history in Berlin, the unconditional surrender is ratified, marking an end to twelve and a half years of the Nazi Third Reich.  Click To Search About This In Google

1945  On May - 08 victory In Europe Day (VE Day) declared  Click To Search About This In Google

1946  On May - 08 the birth of Candice Bergen, American actress  Click To Search About This In Google

1946  Red Sox Johnny Pesky scores 6 runs in 1 game on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1947  On May - 08 a movement among Card players to protest its 1st meeting with Jackie Robinson & the Dodgers is aborted by a talk from owner Sam Breadon  Click To Search About This In Google

1948  On this day in history bradman scores 146 Australia vs Surrey, 174 minutes, 15 fours  Click To Search About This In Google

1948  On May - 08 bradman scores 146 Aust v Surrey, 174 mins, 15 fours  Click To Search About This In Google

1948  Alfred Holy, composer, dies at 81 on May - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1949  West German constitution approved on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1950  On May - 08 american General MacArthur becomes comander of the UN forces in Korea  Click To Search About This In Google

1950  On May - 08 chiang Kai-shek asks US for weapons  Click To Search About This In Google

1950  Franklin Dyall, dies at 76 on May - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1951  Dacron men's suits introduced and we live to regret it on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1951  US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1951  Dacron men's suits introduced on May - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1951  Margaret Lindsay, actress (Take a Guess), dies at 40 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1952  On this day in history mad Magazine debuts Great Magazine sure wish I still had the first issue, but mon garbaged it  Click To Search About This In Google

1957  Johannes C B "Jan" Sluyters, Dutch painter, dies at 75 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1958  On this day in history president Eisenhower orders National Guard out of Central HS, Little Rock  Click To Search About This In Google

1958  Vice President Nixon is shoved, stoned, booed & spat upon by protesters in Peru on May - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1958  On this day in history nasni Matni, Lebanese journalist, murdered  Click To Search About This In Google

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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 May - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1460  Frederick I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach (d. 1536) was born on May - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1492  On this day in history birth of andreas Alciatus, [Giovanni Andrea-Alciato], Italian lawyer  Click To Search About This In Google

1521  On May - 08 birth of peter Canisius, [Pieter de Hondt/Kanijs], jesuit/saint  Click To Search About This In Google

1527  Johann Walter, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1587  Victor Amadeus I, Duke of Savoy (d. 1637) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1592  On this day in history birth of francis Quarles, English poet (Argalus & Parthenia, Emblems)  Click To Search About This In Google

1622  On May - 08 birth of claes Rålamb, Swedish statesman (d. 1698)  Click To Search About This In Google

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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 Search About This In Google

0685  On this day in history benedict II, Italian Pope (683-85), dies  Click To Search About This In Google

1192  On May - 08 death of duke Ottokar IV of Styria (b. 1163)  Click To Search About This In Google

1278  Death of Emperor Duanzong of China (b. 1268) on May - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1319  Haakon V, King of Norway (1299-1319), dies on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1473  On this day in history death of john Stafford, 1st Earl of Wiltshire, English politician (b. 1420)  Click To Search About This In Google

1538  On May - 08 death of edward Fox, English bishop  Click To Search About This In Google

1577  Viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, lawyer/President (Raad van State), dies on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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