On This Day

What Happened on May 8, 1935

Historical Events

  • Cincinnati Red Ernie Lombardi doubles in 6th, 7th, 8th & 9th beat Phils 15-4

Famous Birthdays

  • Jack Charlton, English soccer defender (35 caps; World Cup 1966; Leeds United) and manager (Middlesborough, Sheffield Wed, Newcastle, Rep of Ireland), born in Ashington, England (d. 2020)
  • Salome Jens, actress (From Here to Eternity), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Viscount Falkland, British peer (Lib-Dem)
1935 Highlights

About May 8, 1935

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 5 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Taurus