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Historical Events In May - 08

Sunday, 27 September 2020

1959  3-deck Nile excursion steamer springs a leak panicking passengers who capsized ship; 200 drown just yards from shore on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1959  Renato Caccioppoli, Italian mathematician/pianist, suicide at 55 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  On May - 08 uSSR & Cuba resume diplomatic relations  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  Hugo Alfven, Swedish composer (Midsommarvaka), dies at 88 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  Alan Shepard receives NASA Distinguished Service Medal, Washington on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  The first practical sea water conversion plant-Freeport TX on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  On this day in history james Fairfax, actor (Gale Storm Show), dies at 63  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1962  On this day in history london trolley buses go out of service  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1962  On May - 08 the first Atlas Centaur Launch  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1963  On this day in history "Dr No" premieres in US 007 reigns supreme for over 40 years  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1963  JFK offers Israel assistance against aggression on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1963  On May - 08 navy ships evacuate 2,279 civilians from Haiti during crisis.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1965  H T W Hardinge, cricketer (scored 25 & 5 in only Test for Engld), dies on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1966  On this day in history only homerun ever hit out of Baltimore's Memorial Stadium (Frank Robinson)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1967  On this day in history muhammad Ali is indicted for refusing induction in US Army  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1967  On May - 08 barbara Payton, actress (Dallas, Trapped, Bad Blonde), dies at 39  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1968  Pulitzer prize awarded to William Styron (Confessions of Nat Turner) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  On this day in history cambodia recognizes German Democratic Republic  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1970  On this day in history 200,000 Australians participate in antiwar demonstrations (Vietnam)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1970  On this day in history beatles release "Let it Be" album  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1970  Construction workers break up an anti-war rally in NYC's Wall Street on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1971  Joe Frazier beats Muhammad Ali at Madison Square Garden on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1972  On May - 08 sabena aircraft at Lod International, Tel Aviv, captured by Palestinians  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1972  On this day in history u.S. Navy and Marine Corps aircraft mine Haiphong Harbor in North Vietnam.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  Indians holding South Dakota hamlet of Wounded Knee for 10 weeks surrender on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  On May - 08 ralph Miller, last 19th century baseball player, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1974  On this day in history 50 MPH speed limit in Britain lifted  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1974  On May - 08 canadian Government of Trudeau falls  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1974  Graham Bond, rocker, dies jumping under a train on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1975  On May - 08 avery Brundage, CEO (Intl Olympic Committee, 1952-72), dies at 87  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  Alan Baxter, dies at 67 on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1977  David Berkowitz pleads guilty in "Son of Sam" 44-caliber shootings on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1979  Radio Shack releases TRSDOS 2.3 on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1979  On this day in history talcott Parsons, US sociologist, dies at 76  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  Frederick I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach (d. 1536) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1587  Victor Amadeus I, Duke of Savoy (d. 1637) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1592  Francis Quarles, English poet (Argalus & Parthenia, Emblems) was born on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1622  Claes Rålamb, Swedish statesman (d. 1698) was born on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0535  John, [Mercurius], Italian Pope (533-35), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0685  Benedict II, Italian Pope (683-85), dies on May - 08.  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 May - 08 death of emperor Duanzong of China (b. 1268)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1319  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  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 May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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