8 Mei

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July 6, 2022

May 8 is the 128th day (129th day of a leap year) in the Gregorian calendar.

Events

1579 - The Kingdom of Pajajaran is conquered by the Sultanate of Banten 1886 - Dr. John Styth Pemberton invented a type of carbonated drink that would later be called "Coca-Cola". 1933 - Gandhi begins a 21-day fast to protest British oppression of India. 1945 - World War II: Victory Day in Europe 1964 - President Soekarno banned the Cultural Manifesto which was released August 17, 1963. 1984 - The Soviet Union announces it will boycott the 1984 summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California. 1993 - Marsinah, an Indonesian labor activist in Sidoarjo, is found dead in the forest in Jegong Hamlet, Wilangan District, Nganjuk. 1998 - The Gejayan incident that killed Moses Gatutkaca. 2008 - The end of the implementation of the National Examination for SMP/MTs for the 2007/2008 academic year in Indonesia. 2009 - The end of the implementation of the SD/MI National Examination for the 2008/2009 school year in Indonesia. 2013 - The end of the implementation of the SD/MI National Examination for the 2012/2013 academic year in Indonesia. 2018 - Implementation of the 2018 State Higher Education Entrance Joint Selection (SBMPTN). 2018 - The holding of Indonesian National Police officers by 155 terrorism convicts at the Mobile Brigade Headquarters Kelapa Dua, Depok, West Java.

Birth

1828 - Henry Dunant, founder of the Red Cross (d. 1910). 1916 - João Havelange, FIFA President 1974-1988 (d. 2016). 1984 - Nadine Chandrawinata, Miss Indonesia 2005. 1958 - Indro (Warkop), Indonesian comedian. 1982 - Gading Marten, Indonesian actor. 1990 - Widy Soediro Nichlany, vocalist of the band Vierra. 1990 - Fina Phillipe, Indonesian host and actress.

Died

1982 – Gilles Villeneuve, Formula One driver (b. 1950)

Holidays and anniversaries

1975 - Ascension of Jesus Christ 1982 - Vesak 2526 BE 1986 - Ascension of Jesus Christ 1997 - Ascension of Jesus Christ 1997 - Hijri New Year 1418 International Red Cross Day Czech - Liberation Day 7 May - 8 May - 9 May