According to Gregory calendar, on May 08, the day number in a year is 129 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 130. May 08 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

Important Historical Events of 08 May in the World ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1541Hernando de Soto discovered the Mississippi River.
1541Spanish victors led by Hernando de Soto (Figure) first documented Europeans to reach the Mississippi River.
1671Colonel Thomas Blood of Irish origin was caught trying to steal the game Crown Jewels from a Tower in London.
1713United Pieterburg St. Petersburg) was made the capital of Russia in place of Masqua.
1721Pope Innocent XIII Pope Clement XI succeeded as the 244th Pope.
1736Frederick, the prince of Wales, married Princess Augusta of Saxe-Goth.
1741France and Bavaria signed Nymphenburg agreement.
1773In Egypt, the Ottoman rebels revolted, killing Ali Bay, the Malluk Sultan of Egypt.
1842A train derailed in Paris and caught fire, in which 52 and 200 people were killed.
1847Robert W. to rubber tires Thompson got patented.
1863American Civil War: Commenced the siege of Port Hudson, Louisiana by the military union.
1886American pharmacist Dr. John Pemberton made a carbonated drink named Coca Cola.
1886In Atlanta, American pharmacist John Pembberton first sold his carbonated drink to Coca-Cola, claiming that it cures many diseases.
1898The first game of the Italy Football League was played.
1919The first Transatlantic flight campaign was launched by United States Navy on 8 May 1919. Curtis Caplene NC-4 crossed a crossing of the Atlantic from the United States to Newfoundland, then Azoras and Portugal and finally the United Kingdom. More than one aircraft were used in this campaign which ended on 31 May 1919.
1921Sweden abolishes capital punishment.
1924Lithuania signed the Cleepa Agreement with the nations of the Ambassador's conference, took the Eastprasia to the Cleepa region and formed an autonomous region in an eminent area without Lithuania.
1927French Aviars Charles Nungsar and Francois coli Abordal 'Oseu Blanc Biplane, attempts to create the first non-stopranletic flight from Paris to New York, disappeared after takeoff.
1933Mahatma Gandhi started the movement against untouchability.
1945Europe Day was known as victory or just VI Day was celebrated on 8 May 1945 to mark the end of World War II in Europe. On this day, the friendly countries of the Second World War formally accepted the untimely surrender of the Nazi Germany's armed forces.
1945Most of the armed forces under German control stopped active operations. The German means of dedication were formally removed, marking the end of World War II in Europe.
1945Representatives of Obercomando Der Vehramacht signed the Second World War (Wilhelm iconic portrait) in Europe in the presence of the commanders of the Allies in the presence of commanders.
1945A parade turned into a riot to celebrate the end of World War II, after which there were large -scale disturbances and murders around French Algeria and around it.
1954The central government included Chandranagar in the state of West Bengal.
1956Austria and Israel enhanced diplomatic relations.
1963In South Vietnam, the soldiers of the Republic Vietnam's army set fire to the Buddhist flag flying in the crowd of Buddhist flags, on fire against the Buddhist flag, killing and inciting the Buddhist crisis.
1963South Vietnam, soldiers of the Republic of Republic of Vietnam, set fire to banning the flying Buddhist flag in Vesakha against a crowd of Buddhist protesters, on fire to kill and incite the Buddhist crisis.
1970The Beatles released their 12th and final album "Jaane Bhi Do".
1970Construction workers in New York City attacked students and mothers opposing Kent state firing.
1972Four members of Black September kidnapped the Sabina Flight 571 to demand the release of 315 convicted Palestinian terrorists.
1976The world's first modern roller coaster with steel roller coaster Great American Revolution, vertical loop was opened on 8 May 2015. It was designed by Warner Schengal and was located in the Baja Ridge area of ​​six flag magic mountain.
1978Reneled Masonar and Peter Habeller climbed the world's highest mountain Everest on 8 May 1978. This was the first time someone climbed Mount Everest without complementary oxygen.
1980The World Health Organization announced the elimination of smallpox (smallpox).
1980The World Health Organization officially announced the abolition of smallpox on 8 May 1980. Chickenpox was considered the most devastating infectious disease, which is caused by Variola major or variola minor. This is the only disease that has been erased all over the world.
1984France did nuclear test on the island.
1984Themes Barrier was officially opened on 8 May 1984 by Queen Elizabeth II. It was designed to protect against exceptional high tides and storms going above the North Sea. The construction cost of the barrier with an additional £ 100 million for the protection of the river was around £ 534 million.
1984The Soviet Union announced the boycott of Summer Olympics Los Angeles citing security concerns and said that 'chaos and anti-Soviet hysteria [in uncontrolled states] are being abolished.
1987A British Army Special Air Service Unit attacked a provisionalist Republican Army Unit in Laggol, Northern Ireland, killing an eightIRA member and a civilian.
1988François Mitterrand's party was re-elected for 7 years in France.
1997China's Southern Airlines flight 3456 crashed, killing 35 people.
1999The Nancy Mess became the first female cadet to graduate from The Cittal Military College in South Carolina on 8 May 1999. He obtained a degree in business administration with Magna cum Lod honor.
2004Sri Lankan spin bowler Muttiah Muralitharan set the record for most Test wickets with 521 wickets.
2012Dimitri Medvedev took office as Prime Minister of Russia after being nominated by President Vladimir Putin on 8 May 2012. He also worked as the third President of Russia from 2008 to 2012. He was a person who recognized corruption as the country's most serious problem and carried out an anti -corruption campaign.
453Jhao's house defeated Zee's house, ending a military conflict between the elite families of Ginst's genes, ging's bullets, in the time of spring and autumn.

Important Historical Events of 08 May in India ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1933Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi started a 21 -day fast of self -purification on 8 May 1933. The Harijan movement was inaugurated by him on the same day to improve the lives of untouchables. Gandhi named the Dalits of the Hindu community as Harijan as the children of God, but the condemnation of his campaign is Dalit leader B.R. Ambedkar, the architect of the Indian Constitution after independence.
1962Ranbindra Bharti University was established on 8 May in Kolkata, marked as the birth centenary of Indian poet Rabindranath Tagore, who was the first non-European Nobel Prize winner of literature.
200069-year-old Lord Swarajpal of Indian origin was appointed the vice-chancellor of Britain's fourth-largest university in Britain.

Important Days of 08 May National & International Days 🏁

Day/ObservanceLevel
World Red Cross and Red Crescent DayInternational Day
Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives During the Second World WarInternational Day
World Thalassemia DayInternational Day

Famous People's Birthdays on 08 May 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country
1905Alamjeet Kaur Chauhan / Actress / India
1916Chinmayananda Saraswati / Educator / India
1916Ramananda Sengupta / Cinematographer / India
1938Javed Burki / Cricketer / India
1989Dinesh Patel / Baseball Player / India

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