May 8-National Days, Birthday and Past Events

May 8 2023 is Monday. Holidays & Observances, National and Special Days, Major Past Events, Zodiac Sign, Birthday of Celebrity & famous personalities on this date.

Holidays, Observances of Special Day & National Day on May 8

  • 128th day of the Gregorian Calendar
  • Western Zodiac – Taurus
  • No Socks Day
  • Day of Liberation- Norway
  • World Donkey Day
  • 1945 Victory Day- Saint Martin
  • World Ovarian Cancer Day
  • Constitution Day Holiday- Kyrgyzstan
  • National Military Spouse Appreciation Day
  • Free Trade Day
  • Iris Day
  • Anniversary of the End of World War II- Germany
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Past events and historical events on May 8

  • 2012-Children’s author Maurice Sendak died.
  • 1984-Moscow announces that the Soviet Union will not compete in the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics.
  • 1978-Reinhold Messner and Peter Habeler scale Mount Everest without the use of oxygen.
  • 1973-The Battle of Wounded Knee ends in South Dakota.
  • 1970-The Beatles’ album Let It Be was released.
  • 1942-The Battle of Coral Sea ended during WWII.
  • 1927-The White Bird and its crew mysteriously vanish.
  • 1886-The World’s most popular soft drinks Coca-Cola is created.

Famous Personalities & Celebrities Birthday on May 8

  • 1981-Stephen Amell-Canadian actor
  • 1975-Enrique Iglesias-Spanish most popular singer-songwriter
  • 1970-Naomi Klein-Canadian activist, author
  • 1945-Keith Jarrett-American composer, pianist
  • 1940-Ricky Nelson-American pop pioneer, rock & roll star, and singer-songwriter.
  • 1926-David Attenborough-English television host
  • 1926-Don Rickles-American actor, author, and stand-up comedian
  • 1911-Robert Johnson-American guitarist, singer-songwriter
  • 1884-Harry S. Truman-American 3rd President of the United States

FAQ / People Also Ask

1. Which Day is 8th May 2023?
  • 8th May is Monday
  • 128th day of the Gregorian calendar
  • Western Zodiac- Taurus
2. Special Day on May 8?
  • On May 8 of each year, people all across the world commemorate World Ovarian Cancer Day. The topic for the year 2023 is “No Woman Left Behind,” and it was chosen by the committee. Ovarian cancer is a type of cancer that begins in the ovaries and is a major cause for concern when it comes to the health of women.
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