What Happened on May 8, 2013

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 33 people are killed after an overloaded bus falls into a river in Himachal Pradesh, India
  • Former¬†Italian Prime Minister¬†Silvio Berlusconi¬†receives a four year prison sentence for fraud
  • Sir Alex Ferguson announces his retirement as Manchester United's manager at the end of the season

Famous Deaths

  • Brian Forbes, English director and actor, dies at 86
  • Jeanne Cooper, American actress, dies at 84