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Historical Events Happened In May - 08

Monday, 26 September 2016

1959  3-deck Nile excursion steamer springs a leak panicking passengers who capsized ship; 200 drown just yards from shore on this day in history.  

1959  On May - 08 renato Caccioppoli, Italian mathematician/pianist, suicide at 55  

1960  On this day in history uSSR & Cuba resume diplomatic relations  

1960  Hugo Alfven, Swedish composer (Midsommarvaka), dies at 88 on May - 08.  

1961  On May - 08 alan Shepard receives NASA Distinguished Service Medal, Washington  

1961  On May - 08 the first practical sea water conversion plant-Freeport TX  

1961  James Fairfax, actor (Gale Storm Show), dies at 63 on May - 08.  

1962  On this day in history london trolley buses go out of service  

1962  The first Atlas Centaur Launch on this day in history.  

1963  "Dr No" premieres in US 007 reigns supreme for over 40 years on May - 08.  

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1963  On this day in history jFK offers Israel assistance against aggression  

1963  Navy ships evacuate 2,279 civilians from Haiti during crisis on May - 08.  

1965  H T W Hardinge, cricketer (scored 25 & 5 in only Test for Engld), dies on this day in history.  

1966  On this day in history only homerun ever hit out of Baltimore's Memorial Stadium (Frank Robinson)  

1967  On this day in history muhammad Ali is indicted for refusing induction in US Army  

1967  Barbara Payton, actress (Dallas, Trapped, Bad Blonde), dies at 39 on May - 08.  

1968  Pulitzer prize awarded to William Styron (Confessions of Nat Turner) on this day in history.  

1969  Cambodia recognizes German Democratic Republic on May - 08.  

1970  On May - 08 200,000 Australians participate in antiwar demonstrations (Vietnam)  

1970  On May - 08 beatles release "Let it Be" album  

1970  Construction workers break up an anti-war rally in NYC's Wall Street on May - 08.  

1971  On May - 08 joe Frazier beats Muhammad Ali at Madison Square Garden  

1972  On this day in history sabena aircraft at Lod International, Tel Aviv, captured by Palestinians  

1972  U.S. Navy and Marine Corps aircraft mine Haiphong Harbor in North Vietnam on this day in history.  

1973  Indians holding South Dakota hamlet of Wounded Knee for 10 weeks surrender on this day in history.  

1973  On May - 08 ralph Miller, last 19th century baseball player, dies  

1974  On this day in history 50 MPH speed limit in Britain lifted  

1974  On May - 08 canadian Government of Trudeau falls  

1974  On this day in history graham Bond, rocker, dies jumping under a train  

1975  Avery Brundage, CEO (Intl Olympic Committee, 1952-72), dies at 87 on this day in history.  

1976  On this day in history alan Baxter, dies at 67  

1977  David Berkowitz pleads guilty in "Son of Sam" 44-caliber shootings on May - 08.  

1979  On May - 08 radio Shack releases TRSDOS 2.3  

1979  On this day in history talcott Parsons, US sociologist, dies at 76  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 08

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1326  On May - 08 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  Andreas Alciatus, [Giovanni Andrea-Alciato], Italian lawyer was born on this day in history.  

1521  Peter Canisius, [Pieter de Hondt/Kanijs], jesuit/saint was born on May - 08.  

1527  Johann Walter, composer was born on May - 08.  

1587  On May - 08 birth of victor Amadeus I, Duke of Savoy (d. 1637)  

1592  On May - 08 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  On May - 08 john, [Mercurius], Italian Pope (533-35), dies  

0685  On May - 08 benedict II, Italian Pope (683-85), dies  

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

1278  On May - 08 death of emperor Duanzong of China (b. 1268)  

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 May - 08.  

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

1577  Viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, lawyer/President (Raad van State), dies on this day in history.  

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