What Happened on May 1, 2008

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
2008 Highlights

About May 1, 2008

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 14 years, 5 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Labour Day (India)

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

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