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)

Roberto Rossellini

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

1906 Highlights

About May 8, 1906

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 115 years, 6 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Taurus