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Historical Events For May - 08

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

1980  On this day in history world Health Organization announced smallpox had been eradicated  

1981  Margaret Lindsay, actress (G Men, Lady Killer, Jezebel), dies on this day in history.  

1982  Gilles Villeneuve, Canadian auto racer, dies in an accident on this day in history.  

1984  On May - 08 france performs nuclear test at Muruora Island  

1984  Thames Barrier to stop flooding in London officially completed on May - 08.  

1984  The USSR and Warsaw Pact countries announce they will boycott the Los Angeles Olympics on this day in history.  

1984  USSR announces it will not participate in Los Angeles Summer Olympics on May - 08.  

1985  On this day in history 20th Academy of Country Music Awards Alabama & Judds win  

1985  On May - 08 france performs nuclear test at Muruora Island  

1985  On this day in history dolph Sweet, actor (Gil McGowan-Another World), dies at 74  

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1985  20th Academy of Country Music Awards: Alabama & Judds win on May - 08.  

1987  Gary Hart quits democratic presidential race (Donna Rice affair) on this day in history.  

1987  On this day in history pam Ewing, (Victoria Principal) character on Dallas, is killed off  

1988  On this day in history françois Mitterrand elected President of France  

1988  Mike Tyson crashes his $183,000 Bently on Varick St in NYC on this day in history.  

1988  Robert A Heinlein, sci-fi writer (Friday), dies of heart failure at 80 on this day in history.  

1989  Paul McCartney releases "My Brave Face" & "Ferry Cross the Mersey" on this day in history.  

1989  On May - 08 uS space shuttle STS-30 lands  

1990  On May - 08 tomas O'Fiach, [Tomas Seamus Fee], Irish cardinal-archbishop, dies  

1991  On this day in history cIA director William H Webster resigns  

1991  Jean Langlais, composer, dies at 84 on May - 08.  

1992  On May - 08 addeke H Boerma, dir-gen (FAO), dies at 80  

1993  On May - 08 16 year old Keron Thomas disguises himself as a motorman & takes NYC subway train & 2,000 passengers on a 3 hour ride  

1993  Lennox Lewis beats Tony Tucker in 12 for heavyweight boxing title on May - 08.  

1993  Kees Deenik, singer/conductor on May - 08.  

1994  500th commentary by Andy Rooney on 60 Minutes on May - 08.  

1994  Ernesto Pérez Balladares elected President of Panama on this day in history.  

1994  José Maria Figueres becomes President of Costa Rica on this day in history.  

1994  On May - 08 president Clinton announces US will no longer repatriate boat people  

1994  Cobina W "Coby" Molenaar, peace activist, dies at 88 on this day in history.  

1995  Carroll Best, bluegrass banjo, dies at 63 on May - 08.  

1996  South Africa's Const Assembly adopts permanent post-apartheid constitution on this day in history.  

1997  On this day in history tea Leoni & David Duchovny wed in Greenwich Village  

2007  On this day in history devolved government is restored to Northern Ireland, with Ian Paisley as First Minister and Martin McGuinness as Deputy First Minister.  

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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 this day in history.  

1460  On this day in history birth of frederick I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach (d. 1536)  

1492  On this day in history birth of andreas Alciatus, [Giovanni Andrea-Alciato], Italian lawyer  

1521  On this day in history birth of peter Canisius, [Pieter de Hondt/Kanijs], jesuit/saint  

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  Claes Rålamb, Swedish statesman (d. 1698) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In May - 08

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0535  On this day in history john, [Mercurius], Italian Pope (533-35), dies  

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

1192  Death of Duke Ottokar IV of Styria (b. 1163) on May - 08.  

1278  Death of Emperor Duanzong of China (b. 1268) on May - 08.  

1319  Haakon V, King of Norway (1299-1319), dies on May - 08.  

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

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

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

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