On This Day

What Happened on May 5, 2008

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Deaths

  • Irv Robbins, Canadian-American entrepreneur (co-founded the Baskin-Robbins ice cream parlor chain), dies at 90
  • Jerry Wallace, American singer (If You Leave Me Tonight I'll Cry), dies at 79
  • Thomas Boggs, American rock drummer (Box Tops), dies at 63