May 8, 1996 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • South Africa's Constitutional Assembly adopts permanent post-apartheid constitution

Deaths in History

  • Garth Williams, American illustrator (b. 1912)
  • Jane Cowan, cello teacher, dies at 80
  • Luis Miguel Domiguin, bullfighter, dies at 69
  • Serge Chermayeff, Russian-British architect and designer, dies at 95