On This Day

What Happened on May 8, 1906

Historical Events

  • Philadelphia A's pitcher Chief Benders plays outfield & hits 2 HRs

Famous Birthdays

  • David Van Vactor, American classical composer (Chaconne), born in Plymouth, Indiana (1994)

Person of interestRoberto Rossellini

Roberto Rossellini, Italian film director (General della Rovere, Open City), born in Rome, Italy (d. 1977)

Film Director Roberto Rossellini
Film Director
Roberto Rossellini

1906 Highlights

About May 8, 1906

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 6 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Taurus