On This Day

What Happened on May 8, 1951

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Dacron men's suits introduced
  • US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Frantz, American rock drummer (Talking Heads, Tom Tom Club), born in Fort Campbell, Kentucky
  • Deborah Harmon, American actress (Ted Knight Show, M*A*S*H, Just the 10 of Us), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Philip Bailey, rocker (Earth Wind & Fire-Shining Star, Easy Lover)