Today in History for 8th May 1996

Day of Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Events 1 - 3 of 3

- NY Yankee Dwight Gooden wins his 1st AL game beating Tigers 10-3
- Paris Saint-Germain of France win 36th European Cup Winner's Cup against Rapid Wien of Austria 1-0 in Brussels
- South Africa's Constitutional Assembly adopts permanent post-apartheid constitution

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 4 of 4

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

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