On This Day

What Happened on May 5, 2008

Famous Deaths

  • Irv Robbins, Canadian-American entrepreneur (co-founded the Baskin-Robbins ice cream parlor chain), dies at 90
  • Jerry Wallace, American country and pop singer ("Primrose Lane"; "If You Leave Me Tonight I'll Cry"), dies of heart failure at 79
  • Thomas Boggs, American rock drummer (Box Tops), dies at 63
2008 Highlights

About May 5, 2008

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 13 years, 8 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: May Day (Ireland, United Kingdom)

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