World Of Quotes

Quotes, Sayings, and Proverbs
 This day in History - May 8
432 Historic Events for May 8
1935

Jack Charlton, soccer manager (Rep of Ireland)

Birth
1935

Cin Red Ernie Lombardi doubles in 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th beat Phils 15-4

Event
1936

Jockey Ralph Neves unexpectedly revived after being declared dead after a fall. His wife fainted when he returned to track

Event
1936

Oswald Spengler, German philosopher (Underworld of Abendlandes), dies

Death
1936

James Darren, actor (Time Tunnel)

Birth
1936

Neville Purvis, British vice admiral (Chief of Fleet Support)

Birth
1937

Daniā€°l Robberechts, Belgian writer (Labia Majora)

Birth
1937

Dennis DeConcini, (Sen-D-AZ, 1977- )

Birth
1937

Michael Simmons, Air Marshal (British Ministry of Defense)

Birth
1937

Thomas Pynchon, novelist (V)

Birth
1937

63rd Kentucky Derby: Charley Kurtsinger on War Admiral wins 2:03.2

Event
1938

Pierre Lucien Claverie, bishop of Oran

Birth
1938

Stravinsky's "Dumbarton Oaks," premieres in Washington, DC

Event
1938

Javed Burki, cricketer (Pakistani batsman in 25 Tests 1960-69)

Birth
1939

Otis Paul Drayton, Glen Cove NY, 4x100m runner (Olympic-gold-1964)

Birth
1940

James Blyth, CEO (Boots)

Birth
1940

Ricky Nelson, NJ, rock star (Hello Mary Lou, It's Late, Garden Party)

Birth
1940

Peter Benchley, NYC, novelist (Jaws, The Deep)

Birth
1941

James A Traficant Jr, (Rep-D-OH, 1985- )

Birth
1941

John Fred, rocker

Birth
1941

Heinrich Zollner, composer, dies at 86

Death
1941

Jim Mitchum, Bridgeport CT, actor (Blackout, Invincible 6)

Birth
1941

German Q-ship Pinguin sinks in Indian Ocean

Event
1942

Norman Lamont, MP/Chancellor of Exchequer

Birth
1942

Euclid "Motorhead" Sherwood, rocker (Mothers Of Invention)

Birth