On This Day

What Happened on May 8, 1991

Historical Events

  • CIA director William H. Webster resigns

Famous Deaths

  • Jean Langlais, composer, dies at 84
  • Lloyd Ford, stuntman, dies at 79
  • Ronnie Brody, British actor (Superman 3, What's Up Nurse, Ritz), dies at 72
1991 Highlights

About May 8, 1991

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 6 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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