What Happened on May 8, 2013

Historical Events

  • 33 people are killed after an overloaded bus falls into a river in Himachal Pradesh, India

Sports History

Alex Ferguson announces his retirement as Manchester United's manager at the end of the season

Event of Interest

Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi receives a four year prison sentence for fraud

2013 History

Famous Deaths

  • Brian Forbes, English director and actor, dies at 86
  • Jeanne Cooper, American actress (Kay-The Young & Restless), dies at 84
  • Taylor Mead, American writer, actor and performer (Factory, Taylor Mead's Ass), dies at 88

About May 8, 2013

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 10 years and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Just Give Me A Reason - P!nk Featuring Nate Ruess
  • UK #1 Song: Get Lucky - Daft Punk Ft. Pharrell Williams