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Historical Events Happened In May - 08

Tuesday, 02 September 2014

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  France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island on this day in history.  

1984  Thames Barrier to stop flooding in London officially completed on this day in history.  

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

1984  USSR announces it will not participate in Los Angeles Summer Olympics on this day in history.  

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

1985  On this day in history france performs nuclear test at Muruora Island  

1985  Dolph Sweet, actor (Gil McGowan-Another World), dies at 74 on this day in history.  

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

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  François Mitterrand elected President of France on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1989  US space shuttle STS-30 lands on this day in history.  

1990  Tomas O'Fiach, [Tomas Seamus Fee], Irish cardinal-archbishop, dies on this day in history.  

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

1991  Jean Langlais, composer, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

1992  Addeke H Boerma, dir-gen (FAO), dies at 80 on this day in history.  

1993  16 year old Keron Thomas disguises himself as a motorman & takes NYC subway train & 2,000 passengers on a 3 hour ride on this day in history.  

1993  Lennox Lewis beats Tony Tucker in 12 for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.  

1993  On this day in history kees Deenik, singer/conductor  

1994  On this day in history 500th commentary by Andy Rooney on 60 Minutes  

1994  On this day in history ernesto Pérez Balladares elected President of Panama  

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

1994  On this day in history president Clinton announces US will no longer repatriate boat people  

1994  On this day in history cobina W "Coby" Molenaar, peace activist, dies at 88  

1995  On this day in history carroll Best, bluegrass banjo, dies at 63  

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

1997  Tea Leoni & David Duchovny wed in Greenwich Village on this day in history.  

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

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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  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 this day in history.  

1527  Johann Walter, composer was born on this day in history.  

1587  On this day in history birth of victor Amadeus I, Duke of Savoy (d. 1637)  

1592  Francis Quarles, English poet (Argalus & Parthenia, Emblems) was born on this day in history.  

1622  On this day in history birth of claes Rålamb, Swedish statesman (d. 1698)  

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  Benedict II, Italian Pope (683-85), dies on this day in history.  

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

1278  On this day in history death of emperor Duanzong of China (b. 1268)  

1319  On this day in history haakon V, King of Norway (1299-1319), dies  

1473  Death of John Stafford, 1st Earl of Wiltshire, English politician (b. 1420) on this day in history.  

1538  Death of Edward Fox, English bishop on this day in history.  

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