On This Day

What Happened on May 8, 2011

Historical Events

  • The Tradition Senior Men's Golf, Shoal Creek G&CC: Tom Lehman wins second of 3 Champions Tour majors with par on 2nd playoff hole against Australian Peter Senior

Famous Deaths

  • Cornell Dupree, American jazz and R&B session guitarist (Atlantic Records - Aretha Franklin), dies of emphysema at 68
  • Lionel Rose, Australian boxer (1st Indigenous Australian to win a world title), dies at 62
2011 Highlights

About May 8, 2011

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 2 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Taurus