8th of May, 2020

The 8th of May, 2020, fell on a Friday. Day 129 of 2020. Decade: 2020s.

24 days have passed since the 8th of May, 2020.



Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 24 days have passed since the 8th of May, 2020.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 19 of 2020.
  • Leap Year: 2020 is a leap year, which means that it will have 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1588892400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 8th of May, 2020:

  • 11th of April, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: The USA records 2,000 coronavirus deaths in one day.
  • 1st of May, 2020: The movie "Black Widow (2020)" is released.
  • 25th of May, 2020: An unarmed African-American man called George Floyd is killed during an arrest in Minneapolis.
  • 26th of May, 2020: Protests begin in Minneapolis over the police killing of George Floyd.
  • 27th of May, 2020: Protests in Minneapolis lead to looting and skirmishes with police.
  • 28th of May, 2020: Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey declares a state of emergency.
  • 28th of May, 2020: Governor of Minnesota Tim Walz calls National Guard troops into Minneapolis.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 8th of May, 2020, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2020 is the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 8th of May, 2020 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 8th of May:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 8th of May:

  • Victory in Europe Day (France)

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Donald Trump was the President of the United States on the 8th of May, 2020.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 8th of May, 2020 was probably conceived around the 30th of July, 2019. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 8th of May, 2020 is the 15th of February, 2021. (Rough Estimate).

8th of May

Events that have occurred on the 8th of May:

  • 8th of May, 1945: World War II: German forces surrender in Western Europe.
  • 8th of May, 1967: American actress Barbara Payton dies of heart and liver failure at the age of 39.
  • 8th of May, 1979: 10 people die after a fire breaks out at a Woolworth's store in Manchester, England.
  • 8th of May, 1984: Former Canadian Forces corporal Denis Lortie kills three government employees in the National Assembly of Quebec building.
  • 8th of May, 1987: 8 IRA volunteers and a civilian are killed in an SAS ambush in Loughgall, Northern Ireland.
  • 8th of May, 1997: 35 people are killed when China Southern Airlines Flight 3456 crashes in Shenzhen.
  • 8th of May, 1971: Arsenal win the FA Cup final after they defeat Liverpool 2-1 in Extra Time.
  • 8th of May, 1988: The final episode of "Magnum, P.I." is aired.
  • 8th of May, 1998: The movie Deep Impact (1998) is released.
  • 8th of May, 2002: Arsenal clinch the 2001-2002 FA Premier League title after a 1-0 win over Manchester United at Old Trafford.
  • 8th of May, 2005: Afghan singer Nasrat Parsa dies in Vancouver, Canada after being punched by an irate fan.
  • 8th of May, 2008: Football: It is announced that Pep Guardiola will become the new manager of Barcelona.
  • 8th of May, 2009: Star Trek (2009) is released.
  • 8th of May, 2012: Jermaine Paul wins the second season of The Voice.
  • 8th of May, 2013: Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson announces his retirement.
  • 8th of May, 2015: UK politics: Ed Miliband steps down as leader of the Labour Party.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 8th of May, 2020.

  • 24 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,073,600 seconds have passed since the 8th of May, 2020.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,419,200 times.
  • Since the 8th of May, 2020, earth has travelled approximately 1,069,977,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 345,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 178,330 steps. That's about 79 miles!
  • Since this date, 24,883 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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