What Happened on May 8, 1938

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Stravinsky's "Dumbarton Oaks" premieres in Washington, D.C.

Famous Birthdays

  • Javed Burki, cricketer (Pakistani batsman in 25 Tests 1960-69)
  • Jean Giraud, French comic artist (Alien, Tron), born in Val-de-Marne, French (d. 2012)
  • Pierre Lucien Claverie, bishop of Oran