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Historical Events Happened In May - 08

Sunday, 26 October 2014

1942  German summer offensive opens in Crimea on May - 08.  

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  

1942  Aircraft carrier Lexington sunk by Japanese air attack at Coral Sea on May - 08.  

1943  Admiral Cunningham of British fleet orders "Sink, burn & destroy; let nothing pass" on May - 08.  

1943  69th Preakness: Johnny Longden aboard Count Fleet wins in 1:57.4 on May - 08.  

1943  On this day in history mordicai Anielewicz, commander of Warsaw ghetto uprising, killed  

1943  Admiral Cunningham of British fleet orders: "Sink, burn & destroy; let nothing pass" on May - 08.  

1944  33 communist resistance fighter sentenced to death on this day in history.  

1944  The first eye bank is established in New York City on May - 08.  

1944  U-575 sinks Asphodel on this day in history.  

1945  On this day in history canadian troops move into Amsterdam  

1945  On this day in history chinese counter attack at Tsjangte, supports by 14th air fleet  

1945  On May - 08 general Von Keitel surrenders to Marshal Zhukov near Berlin  

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.  

1945  Victory In Europe Day (VE Day) declared on May - 08.  

1946  On this day in history the birth of Candice Bergen, American actress  

1946  On this day in history red Sox Johnny Pesky scores 6 runs in 1 game  

1947  A movement among Card players to protest its 1st meeting with Jackie Robinson & the Dodgers is aborted by a talk from owner Sam Breadon on this day in history.  

1948  Bradman scores 146 Australia vs Surrey, 174 minutes, 15 fours on this day in history.  

1948  Bradman scores 146 Aust v Surrey, 174 mins, 15 fours on this day in history.  

1948  On this day in history alfred Holy, composer, dies at 81  

1949  On May - 08 west German constitution approved  

1950  American General MacArthur becomes comander of the UN forces in Korea on May - 08.  

1950  On May - 08 chiang Kai-shek asks US for weapons  

1950  On this day in history franklin Dyall, dies at 76  

1951  On this day in history dacron men's suits introduced and we live to regret it  

1951  US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak on May - 08.  

1951  On this day in history dacron men's suits introduced  

1951  On May - 08 margaret Lindsay, actress (Take a Guess), dies at 40  

1952  Mad Magazine debuts Great Magazine sure wish I still had the first issue, but mon garbaged it on May - 08.  

1957  On May - 08 johannes C B "Jan" Sluyters, Dutch painter, dies at 75  

1958  On this day in history president Eisenhower orders National Guard out of Central HS, Little Rock  

1958  On May - 08 vice President Nixon is shoved, stoned, booed & spat upon by protesters in Peru  

1958  Nasni Matni, Lebanese journalist, murdered 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 this day in history 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 May - 08.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1192  On May - 08 death of duke Ottokar IV of Styria (b. 1163)  

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  Death of John Stafford, 1st Earl of Wiltshire, English politician (b. 1420) on this day in history.  

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

1577  On May - 08 viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, lawyer/President (Raad van State), dies