On This Day

What Happened on May 8, 2012

Historical Events


AppointmentAppointment of Interest

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

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev
Russian President
Dmitry Medvedev
Russian President Vladimir Putin
Russian President
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? 8 years, 6 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus