This was 128th day of the year and 237 days remained in the year.
May 8 in History
The first Westminister Dog Show was held.
V-E Day marks the European victory of the Allies in World War II.
David Berkowitz, a.k.a. the “Son of Sam,” plead guilty to killing six people in New York City.
The Citadel in South Carolina graduated its first female cadet, Nancy Mace.
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