May 8, 1994 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • 500th commentary by Andy Rooney on 60 Minutes
  • Erling Kagge becomes the first person to complete the Three Poles Challenge.
  • Ernesto Perez Balladares elected president of Panama
  • Jose Maria Figueres becomes president of Costa Rica

Event of interestEvent of Interest

President Clinton announces US will no longer repatriate boat people

42nd US President Bill Clinton
42nd US President
Bill Clinton

Deaths in History

  • Cobina W "Coby" Molenaar, peace activist, dies at 88