May 8 | On this Day

Year Description Category
2010 Chess grandmaster from Hungary, Andor Lilienthal died. Death day
2010 Supercentenarian from United Kingdom, Florrie Baldwin died at the age of 114 years, 38 days. Death day
1992 Chess grandmaster from Russia, Aleksandr Shimanov was born. Birthday
1990 Chess grandmaster from France, Axel Delorme was born. Birthday
1990 Chinese badminton player Zhong Qianxin was born. Birthday
1988 American author Robert A. Heinlein died. Death day
1986 Chess grandmaster from Armenia, Levon Babujian was born. Birthday
1984 Sumo wrestler Yamamotoyama was born. Birthday
1973 Chess grandmaster from Serbia, Miroslav Markovic was born. Birthday
1970 Spanish footballer Luis Enrique was born. Birthday
1969 Sumo wrestler Akebono was born. Birthday
1968 Chess grandmaster from Netherlands, Peng Zhaoqin was born. Birthday
1968 Chess grandmaster from United States, Alex Fishbein was born. Birthday
1960 Italian footballer Franco Baresi was born. Birthday
1958 128 people died in Mangueira train disaster. Man-Made Disaster
1952 Astronaut from United States, Charles Camarda was born. Birthday
1950 Chess grandmaster from Spain, Juan Manuel Bellón López was born. Birthday
1947 American biologist H. Robert Horvitz was born. Birthday
1943 Japanese enginee Fujio Masuoka was born. Birthday
1929 Japanese-American actress Miyoshi Umeki was born. Birthday
1928 German politician Manfred Gerlach was born. Birthday
1904 English-American photographer Eadweard Muybridge died. Death day
1902 French microbiologist Andre Michel Lwoff was born. Birthday
1899 Anglo-Austrian economist Friedrich Hayek was born. Birthday
1884 American politician Harry S. Truman was born. Birthday
1856 Mexican politician Pedro Lascurain was born. Birthday
1842 Around 52-200 people died in Versailles rail accident. Man-Made Disaster
1828 Swiss businessman and social activist Henry Dunant was born. He was the founder of the Red Cross. Birthday
1721 Papacy of Pope Innocent XIII began. Papacy began
1720 British politician William Cavendish was born. Birthday
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