What Happened On 8th May 1984 In History

May 8th (1984) was a Tuesday. It's the 128th day of the year (129th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 237 days left to the end of the year.

Historical Events for 8th May, 1984

  • » The Soviet Union announces that it will 1984 Summer Olympics boycott known as boycott the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles.
  • » Corporal Denis Lortie enters the National Assembly of Quebec Quebec National Assembly and opens fire, killing three and wounding 13. René Jalbert, sergeant-at-arms of the Deliberative assembly assembly, succeeds in calming him, for which he will later rec
  • » The Thames Barrier is officially opened.

Famous Birthdays on May 8 in 1984

  • » Nadine Chandrawinata, German-Indonesian model, Puteri Indonesia e.g Puteri Indonesia 2005
  • » Martin Compston, Scottish footballer and actor
  • » David King (figure skater) named David King, English figure skater
  • » Mascha Müller, German actress
  • » Cynthia Deyanira Rodríguez Ruiz, Mexican singer
  • » Yara Sofia, Puerto Rican drag queen performer
  • » Julia Whelan, American actress

May 8th Famous Deaths for 1984

  • » Gino Bianco, Brazilian race car driver (b. 1916)

May 8th Holidays in History

  • » Christian Feast Day:
  • » Agathius
  • » Michael (archangel) Apparitions of Saint Michael the Archangel or Apparition of Saint Michael
  • » Arsenius the Great (Eastern Orthodox Church)
  • » Desideratus
  • » Catherine de Saint-Augustin
  • » Julian of Norwich (Anglican, Lutheran)
  • » Peter of Tarentaise
  • » May 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • » Earliest day on which Public holidays in Belarus known as State Flag and State Emblem Day can fall, while May 14 is the latest; celebrated on the second Sunday of May. (Belarus)
  • » Earliest day on which World Fair Trade Day can fall, while May 14 is the latest; celebrated on the second Sunday of May. (International observance e.g International)
  • » Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives during the Second World War, continues to May 9 (International observance called International)
  • » Truman Day (Missouri)
  • » Victory in Europe Day (Europe)
  • » White Lotus Day (Theosophy)

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