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Historical Events In May - 08

Sunday, 27 September 2020

1901  In their long-delayed AL home opener, Boston defeats Phila 12-4 on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1902  On this day in history mount Pelée erupts, wipes out St Pierre, Martinique, kills 30,000  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1902  The volcano Mount Pelee, in the Caribbean, erupts, killing 30,000 people on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1902  On May - 08 mt Pelee erupts, wipes out St Pierre, Martinique, kills 30,000  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1902  Andre Michel Lwoff, physiologist on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1903  Fernandel, [Fernand JD Contandin], French actor (Paris Holiday) on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1903  Eugene-Henri-Paul Gauguin, French painter (Tahiti), dies on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1904  On this day in history john Derrick Mordaunt Snagge, bBC news announcer/commentator  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1904  On May - 08 eadweard Muybridge, English photographer (horse trot), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1905  Inglis Gundry, composer on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1906  On May - 08 phila A's pitcher Chief Benders plays outfield & hits 2 HRs  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1906  On May - 08 david Van Vactor, Plymouth Indiana, composer (Chaconne)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1907  On May - 08 tommy Burns beats Jack O'Brien in 20 for heavyweight boxing title  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1907  On this day in history boston's Big Jeff Pfeffer no-hits Cin Reds, 6-0  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1908  On this day in history arturo De Cordova, [Rodriguez], Merida Mexico, actor (Medal for Benny)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1909  On May - 08 albert Raines runs world record marathon (2:46:04.6)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1909  Friedrich von Holstein, German diplomat, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1910  Mary Lou Williams, US jazz pianist/composer (Zodiac Suite) on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1911  Iceland gives the vote to women on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1911  Navy ordered its first airplane, Curtiss A-1, Birthday of Naval Aviation on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1911  On this day in history robert Johnson, blues singer (King of Delta Blues Singer)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1912  On this day in history george Woodcock, author  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1913  On this day in history sidney James, [Cohen], Johannesburg, actor (Carry On)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1914  On this day in history paramount Pictures is formed.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1914  Lord Murton, of Lindisfrarne, deputy chairman (Comm House of Lords) on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1915  Australian 2nd Brigade and New Zealand Brigade in Battle of Krithia on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1915  Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett's account of the Gallipoli landing published in Australia on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1915  41st Kentucky Derby: Joe Notter aboard Regret wins in 2:05.4 on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1915  On May - 08 john Archer, Osceola Nebraska, actor (Destination: Moon)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1915  Henry McNeal Turner, 1 US black army chaplain, dies at 82 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1916  German munitions bunker in Fort Douaumont explodes on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1916  On this day in history gordon Scarrott, engineer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1919  On May - 08 appingedam soccer team forms  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1919  1st transatlantic flight take-off by a navy seaplane on May - 08.  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  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 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  Johann Walter, composer was born on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1622  On May - 08 birth of claes Rålamb, Swedish statesman (d. 1698)  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 this day in history.  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 this day in history death of emperor Duanzong of China (b. 1268)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1319  Haakon V, King of Norway (1299-1319), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1538  On this day in history death of edward Fox, English bishop  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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