On This Day

What Happened on May 8, 1997

Famous Birthdays

  • [Xiaoyu] Bruce Liu, Chinese-Canadian classical pianist (International Chopin Piano Competition, 2021), born in Paris, France

Famous Deaths

  • Kai-Uwe Von Hassel, German President of Bundestag (CDU 1969-72), dies
1997 Highlights

About May 8, 1997

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 8 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Taurus