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Historical Events In May - 08

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1876  On this day in history truganini, last originating Tasmanian, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1877  The first Westminster Dog Show held on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1877  1st Westminster Dog Show held on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1878  1st unassisted triple play in organized baseball, by Paul Hines on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1879  On May - 08 george Selden files for first patent for a gasoline-driven automobile  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1879  George Selden files for 1st patent for a gasoline-driven automobile on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1881  On this day in history henry Morton Stanley signs contract with Congolian monarch  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1882  David Belasco's "La Belle Russe," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1882  Philips C Visser, Dutch explorer/diplomat on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1884  On this day in history harry S Truman, later to become the 33rd president of the United States, is born near Lamar, MO  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1884  On May - 08 the birth of Harry S. Truman, 33rd US President  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1884  On this day in history harry S Truman, Lamar Missouri, 33rd US President (D) (1945-1953)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1885  On this day in history sarah Ann Henley survives 76-meter jump from Clifton Bridge, Avon, England  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1885  Sarah Ann Henley survives 76-m jump from Clifton Bridge, Avon, Engl on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1885  On May - 08 pavel Krizkovsky, composer, dies at 65  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1886  On this day in history atlanta pharmacist (Jacob's Pharmacy) Dr John Styth Pemberton invents Coca Cola (contained cocaine)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1886  Atlanta pharmacist John Stith Pemberton invents the flavored syrup for Coca-Cola® on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1886  On May - 08 jacob's Pharmacy in Atlanta sells 1st Coca-Coke (contained cocaine)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1886  On this day in history jef van Hoof, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1887  Alexander Ulyanov, brother of Lenin/hanged for assassination of tsar on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1891  Chet "Red" Hoff, pitcher (NY Yankees 1911-15), lived to 103+ on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1891  Helena Petrovina Blavatsky, Russian theosophist, dies on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1892  On this day in history ezio Pinza, Rome Italy, bass singer (South Pacific, RCA Victor Show)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1893  Francis Quimet, Mass shop asst who won golf's US Open (1913) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1894  Klara Fey, German orch leaser (Die Kleinen Betrachtungen), dies at 79 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1895  China cedes Taiwan to Japan under Treaty of Shimonoseki on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1895  Edmund Wilson, American critic/writer (Patriotic Gore) on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1896  Yorkshire Cricket all out for 887 against Warwickshire on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1897  22nd Preakness: T Thorpe aboard Paul Kauvar wins in 1:51¼ on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1898  On this day in history the first games of the Italian Football League are played.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1899  On May - 08 the Irish Literary Theatre in Dublin opens.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1899  On May - 08 jan F van Hall, Dutch sculptor/resistance fighter  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1900  250 grave robbers shot to death on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1900  On this day in history galveston TX, hit by hurricane; about 6,000 die  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1326  On this day in history birth of joanna I of Auvergne, queen of France (d. 1360)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1492  Andreas Alciatus, [Giovanni Andrea-Alciato], Italian lawyer was born on May - 08.  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 May - 08 birth of johann Walter, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1587  On this day in history birth of victor Amadeus I, Duke of Savoy (d. 1637)  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 this day in history.  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  On this day in history benedict II, Italian Pope (683-85), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1192  Death of Duke Ottokar IV of Styria (b. 1163) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1319  On May - 08 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  Viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, lawyer/President (Raad van State), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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