On This Day

What Happened on May 8, 1907

Historical Events

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

Boxing 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

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? 114 years, 6 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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