What are the important events that happened on May 8, 1970? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

May 8, 1970: Facts & Myths About This Day

May 8, 1970 is the 128th day of the year 1970 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 237 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is April 25, 1970 – a Friday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 182,880 minutes has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘hectaicosaoctagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Nickel every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $762.65. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Taurus is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Emerald is the modern birthstone for this month. Sapphire is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Dog is the mythical animal and Metal is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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May 8, 1970 Historical Events

  • 1970
    The Hard Hat riot occurs in the Wall Street area of New York City as blue-collar construction workers clash with demonstrators protesting the Vietnam War.

Who were born on May 8, 1970?

  • 1970
    Luis Enrique, Spanish football player
  • 1970
    Naomi Klein, Canadian author and activist

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