On This Day

What Happened on May 8, 2013

Historical Events

  • 33 people are killed after an overloaded bus falls into a river in Himachal Pradesh, India
  • FormerĀ Italian Prime MinisterĀ Silvio BerlusconiĀ receives a four year prison sentence for fraud
  • Sir Alex Ferguson announces his retirement as Manchester United's manager at the end of the season

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
2013 Highlights

About May 8, 2013

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 6 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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