On This Day

What Happened on May 8, 2000

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Chislenko, Russian-American transhumanist (b. 1959)
  • Guadalupe "Pita" Amor, Mexican poet (b. 1918)
  • Henry Nicols, American AIDS activist, dies as the result of a car accident at 26
  • Karl-Rudi Griesbach, German composer, dies at 83
2000 Highlights

About May 8, 2000

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 21 years, 2 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus