On This Day

What Happened on May 1, 2008

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • The London Agreement on translation of European patents, concluded in 2000, enters into force in 14 of the 34 Contracting States to the European Patent Convention.

Famous Deaths

  • Anthony Mamo, Malta's first President (b. 1909)
  • Buzzie Bavasi, American MLB executive (Brooklyn & LA Dodgers, San Diego Padres, California Angels), dies at 93
  • Deborah Jeane Palfrey, American escort owner, commits suicide at 52