On This Day

What Happened on May 2, 2008

Historical Events

  • Cyclone Nargis makes landfall in Myanmar killing over 130,000 people and leaving millions of people homeless

Film Release

First film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe released "Iron Man" directed by Jon Favreau, starring Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark

Famous Deaths

  • Beverlee McKinsey, American actress (Iris-Another World, Guiding Light), dies at 72
2008 Highlights

About May 2, 2008

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 14 years and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

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