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Historical Events In May - 08

Sunday, 27 September 2020

1919  On May - 08 sultan Ismail Hajibeyov, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1920  46th Kentucky Derby: Ted Rice aboard Paul Jones wins in 2:09 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1920  Maurice Cranston, political scientist on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1921  Sweden abolished capital punishment on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1921  Graham Leonard, bishop of London on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1922  Brian Kellett, CEO (Port of London Authority) on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1923  Hobbs scores his 100th 100, 116 vs Somerset at Bath on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1923  On May - 08 hobbs scores his 100th 100, 116* v Somerset at Bath  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1924  Arthur Honegger's "Pacifica 231" premieres on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1924  On this day in history memel territories given to Lithuania  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1924  Workers at Werkspoor in Amsterdam strike against 3rd wage cut on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1924  On May - 08 arthur Honegger's "Pacifica 231," premieres  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1924  On May - 08 lev N Lunts, Russian writer (Outside the Law), dies at 23  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1925  On this day in history french colonial army beats Rifkabylen in Morocco  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1925  51st Preakness: Clarence Kummer aboard Coventry wins in 1:59 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1926  On May - 08 fire breaks out in Fenway Park  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1926  The birth of David Attenborough, English director on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1926  The first flight over North Pole (Bennett & Byrd) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1926  1st flight over North Pole (Bennett & Byrd) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1929  Jan Mayen island, 500 km NNE of Iceland, incorporated into Norway on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1930  On May - 08 lvar Henning Mankell, composer, dies at 61  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1931  Operette "Land of Smiles," premieres in London on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1932  Albert Thomas, French socialist politician on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1933  On this day in history gandhi, in India, begins a hunger strike in protest against the British  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1933  Mohandas Gandhi begins a 21-day fast in protest against British oppression in India on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1935  Cin Red Ernie Lombardi doubles in 6th, 7th, 8th & 9th beat Phils 15-4 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1936  On this day in history jockey Ralph Neves unexpectedly revived after being declared dead after a fall. His wife fainted when he returned to track  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1936  On this day in history oswald Spengler, German philosopher (Underworld of Abendlandes), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1937  63rd Kentucky Derby: Charley Kurtsinger on War Admiral wins 2:03.2 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1938  Stravinsky's "Dumbarton Oaks," premieres in Washington, DC on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1940  The birth of Peter Benchley, British Author on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  German Q-ship Pinguin sinks in Indian Ocean on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  Heinrich Zollner, composer, dies at 86 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1942  Battle of Coral Sea ends; Aircraft carrier Lexington sunk by Japanese air attack on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1326  On May - 08 birth of joanna I of Auvergne, queen of France (d. 1360)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1460  On May - 08 birth of frederick I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach (d. 1536)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1521  Peter Canisius, [Pieter de Hondt/Kanijs], jesuit/saint was born on this day in history.  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  On this day in history benedict II, Italian Pope (683-85), dies  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 May - 08 death of emperor Duanzong of China (b. 1268)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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