What Happened on May 8, 2012

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


AppointmentAppointment of Interest

Dmitry Medvedev is confirmed as Russian Prime Minister by the State Duma, after being nominated by Vladimir Putin

Russian politician Dmitry Medvedev
Russian politician
Dmitry Medvedev
Russian President Vladimir Putin
Russian President
Vladimir Putin

Famous Deaths

  • Maurice Sendak, American author/illustrator, dies at 83
  • Nicholas Katzenbach, American Attorney General, dies at 90