On This Day

What Happened on May 8, 1929

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Jan Mayen island, 500 km NNE of Iceland, incorporated into Norway
  • NY Giant Carl Hubbell no-hits Pittsburgh Pirates, 11-0

AgreementContract of Interest

Soviet government contract Albert Kahn Associates architectural firm to design the USSR's 1st tractor plant

Architect of Detroit Albert Kahn
Architect of Detroit
Albert Kahn

Famous Birthdays

  • Claude Castonguay, Quebec politician
  • Miyoshi Umeki, Japanese-American actress (Katsumi-Sayonara, Mrs Livingston-Courtship of Eddie's Father), born in Otaru, Japan (d. 2007)
  • V N M Korte-van Hemel, Dutch Secretary of Justice (CDA)