What Happened on May 8, 1902

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Mount PelĂ©e on the French overseas island of Martinique erupts, wiping out the city of Saint-Pierre, killing 30,000 and leaving only two survivors

Famous Birthdays

  • Andre Michel Lwoff, physiologist
  • Milford "Curly" Page, cricketer (NZ bat early 1930's, All Black half)