What Happened on May 8, 2012

Historical Events

Appointment of Interest

Dmitry Medvedev is confirmed as Russian Prime Minister by the State Duma, after being nominated by Vladimir Putin

Famous Deaths

  • Maurice Sendak, American author and illustrator, dies at 83
  • Nicholas Katzenbach, American Attorney General, dies at 90
2012 Highlights

About May 8, 2012

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 11 years and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Somebody That I Used To Know - Gotye Featuring Kimbra
  • UK #1 Song: Young - Tulisa