On This Day

What Happened on May 8, 1907

Historical Events

  • Boston's Big Jeff Pfeffer no-hits Cincinnati Reds, 6-0

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Canadian Tommy Burns retains his world heavyweight boxing title after beating "Philadelphia" Jack O'Brien on points in 20 rounds in Los Angeles, California

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Tommy Burns
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Tommy Burns

Famous Birthdays

  • Arturo de Córdova [Arturo García Rodríguez], Mexican actor (Medal for Benny), born in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico (d. 1973)
1907 Highlights

About May 8, 1907

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 6 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Taurus