May 8 in History
1810May 8, 1810: Scottish poet and historical novelist, Sir Walter Scott publishes a narrative poem titled "The Lady of the Lake".
1877May 8, 1877:
The first English dog show titled “Westminster Dog Show” takes place at Newcastle.
1909May 8, 1909:
American long distance runner, Albert Raines runs the world’s record race in New York City.
1919May 8, 1919:
Netherlands football club, Appingedam is established.
1924May 8, 1924:
Swiss composer Arthur Honegger premieres his orchestral work titled “Pacifica 231".
1970May 8, 1970:
British rock band, The Beatles release their last and final studio album titled “Let it Be" in the United Kingdom.
1972May 8, 1972:
American musician Billy Preston is the first superstar to headline a show at the NY Radio City Music Hall.
1979May 8, 1979:
The British rock band known as ‘The Cure’ has released their first studio album titled "Three Imaginary Boys".
1994May 8, 1994:
The all-female professional baseball team plays their first game.
2001May 8, 2001:
The Canadian rock band from Ajax, Ontario, Sum 41, releases their first full length album titled “All Killer No Filler”.