On May 8, learn about the most interesting events and historical facts from throughout history. The Gregorian calendar’s 128th day is May 8th. Reinhold Messmer and Peter Habeler became the first climbers to summit Mt. Everest without the use of supplementary oxygen on this day. The end of the Prague Uprising, which is now a Czech Republic national holiday, is also commemorated on this day, as are the inaugural matches in the Italian Football League.
Taurus is the zodiac sign for May 8. Former President Harry Truman and artist Enrique Iglesias were both born on May 8th. Today is National Have a Coke Day and National Teacher’s Day.
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