On This Day

What Happened on May 8, 1995

Famous Deaths

  • Carroll Best, American bluegrass banjo player, and educator, shot to death by his brother at 64
  • Jerry Zipkin, socialite, dies at 80
  • Prem Bhatia, journalist, dies at 83
  • Teresa Teng [Li-chun], Taiwanese pop singer("Aijin"; "The Power Of Love"; "Airport"), and actress, dies from a severe asthma attack at 42
1995 Highlights

About May 8, 1995

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 6 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: May Day (Ireland, United Kingdom)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Taurus