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Historical Events In May - 08

Saturday, 23 June 2018

1942  On this day in history german summer offensive opens in Crimea  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1942  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 on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1942  Aircraft carrier Lexington sunk by Japanese air attack at Coral Sea on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1943  On May - 08 admiral Cunningham of British fleet orders "Sink, burn & destroy; let nothing pass"  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1943  69th Preakness: Johnny Longden aboard Count Fleet wins in 1:57.4 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1943  Mordicai Anielewicz, commander of Warsaw ghetto uprising, killed on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1944  33 communist resistance fighter sentenced to death on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  On this day in history the first eye bank is established in New York City  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  On May - 08 u-575 sinks Asphodel  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1945  On May - 08 canadian troops move into Amsterdam  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1945  On this day in history general Von Keitel surrenders to Marshal Zhukov near Berlin  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  In Berlin, the unconditional surrender is ratified, marking an end to twelve and a half years of the Nazi Third Reich on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  Victory In Europe Day (VE Day) declared on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1946  The birth of Candice Bergen, American actress on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1946  On May - 08 red Sox Johnny Pesky scores 6 runs in 1 game  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  On May - 08 bradman scores 146 Australia vs Surrey, 174 minutes, 15 fours  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  On May - 08 bradman scores 146 Aust v Surrey, 174 mins, 15 fours  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  Alfred Holy, composer, dies at 81 on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1949  West German constitution approved on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1950  On May - 08 american General MacArthur becomes comander of the UN forces in Korea  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1950  Chiang Kai-shek asks US for weapons on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1950  On May - 08 franklin Dyall, dies at 76  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1951  Dacron men's suits introduced and we live to regret it on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1951  US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1951  Dacron men's suits introduced on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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 Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1958  Vice President Nixon is shoved, stoned, booed & spat upon by protesters in Peru on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  On May - 08 nasni Matni, Lebanese journalist, murdered  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1326  Joanna I of Auvergne, queen of France (d. 1360) was born on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1460  Frederick I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach (d. 1536) was born on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1492  Andreas Alciatus, [Giovanni Andrea-Alciato], Italian lawyer was born on this day in history.  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  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 this day in history.  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  Claes Rålamb, Swedish statesman (d. 1698) was born on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0535  John, [Mercurius], Italian Pope (533-35), dies on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0685  Benedict II, Italian Pope (683-85), dies on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1192  On this day in history death of duke Ottokar IV of Styria (b. 1163)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1319  On this day in history haakon V, King of Norway (1299-1319), dies  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  On May - 08 viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, lawyer/President (Raad van State), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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