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 premierFilm Release

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

Actor Robert Downey Jr
Actor
Robert Downey Jr
Comic-Book Artist and Marvel Creative Leader Stan Lee
Comic-Book Artist and Marvel Creative Leader
Stan Lee

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? 12 years, 10 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus