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Historical Events In May - 08

Sunday, 27 September 2020

1942  On this day in history german summer offensive opens in Crimea  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1942  HMS OLYMPUS, sunk off Malta Grand Harbour - German E-boat-laid mines. On passage with personnel from Malta to Gibraltar, including many of the crews of bombed submarines P.36 and P.39; few survivors on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1942  On this day in history aircraft carrier Lexington sunk by Japanese air attack at Coral Sea  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1943  Admiral Cunningham of British fleet orders "Sink, burn & destroy; let nothing pass" on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1943  On May - 08 69th Preakness: Johnny Longden aboard Count Fleet wins in 1:57.4  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1943  On May - 08 mordicai Anielewicz, commander of Warsaw ghetto uprising, killed  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1943  On this day in history admiral Cunningham of British fleet orders: "Sink, burn & destroy; let nothing pass"  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  On this day in history 33 communist resistance fighter sentenced to death  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  On May - 08 the first eye bank is established in New York City  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  U-575 sinks Asphodel on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1945  On this day in history canadian troops move into Amsterdam  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  On May - 08 chinese counter attack at Tsjangte, supports by 14th air fleet  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  General Von Keitel surrenders to Marshal Zhukov near Berlin on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  On May - 08 in Berlin, the unconditional surrender is ratified, marking an end to twelve and a half years of the Nazi Third Reich.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  Victory In Europe Day (VE Day) declared on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1946  On this day in history the birth of Candice Bergen, American actress  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1946  On this day in history red Sox Johnny Pesky scores 6 runs in 1 game  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1947  A movement among Card players to protest its 1st meeting with Jackie Robinson & the Dodgers is aborted by a talk from owner Sam Breadon on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  Bradman scores 146 Australia vs Surrey, 174 minutes, 15 fours on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  Bradman scores 146 Aust v Surrey, 174 mins, 15 fours on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  On this day in history alfred Holy, composer, dies at 81  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1949  On this day in history west German constitution approved  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1950  On this day in history american General MacArthur becomes comander of the UN forces in Korea  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1950  On this day in history chiang Kai-shek asks US for weapons  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1950  Franklin Dyall, dies at 76 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1951  On this day in history dacron men's suits introduced and we live to regret it  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1951  US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1951  Dacron men's suits introduced on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1951  Margaret Lindsay, actress (Take a Guess), dies at 40 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1952  On May - 08 mad Magazine debuts Great Magazine sure wish I still had the first issue, but mon garbaged it  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1957  On this day in history johannes C B "Jan" Sluyters, Dutch painter, dies at 75  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  President Eisenhower orders National Guard out of Central HS, Little Rock on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  On this day in history vice President Nixon is shoved, stoned, booed & spat upon by protesters in Peru  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  On this day in history nasni Matni, Lebanese journalist, murdered  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 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  On May - 08 birth of peter Canisius, [Pieter de Hondt/Kanijs], jesuit/saint  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  Claes Rålamb, Swedish statesman (d. 1698) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0535  On May - 08 john, [Mercurius], Italian Pope (533-35), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0685  On May - 08 benedict II, Italian Pope (683-85), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1192  On May - 08 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 May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1538  Death of Edward Fox, English bishop on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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