Tuesday 5 May 1908
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Resa Stockholm-Göteborg genom Göta och Trollhätte kanaler, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
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- Martyrs Neophytos, Gaius and Gaianus
- Euthymios the Wonderworker
- Barlaam of Serpukhov
- Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
- Eulogios the Confessor
- New Martyr Ephraim of Nea Makri
- Albania: Martyrs' Day.
- Great Martyr Irene
- Roly Poly of Georgia.
- Saint Aventinus (d. 1189)
- Ethiopia: Liberation Day (1941).
- International Midwives Day.
- Adrian of Monzensk
- South Korea: Children's Day.
- Guyana: Indian Immigration Day (1838).
- Council of Europe: Europe Day.
- International No Pants Day.
- Hong Kong, Macau, South Korea and Taiwan (2006): Buddha's Birthday.
- Japan: Tango no Sekku (Boy's Day) or Kodomo no hi (Children's Day).
- Mexico and (informally) the United States: Cinco de Mayo (1862).
- Kurt Böhme: German opera singer (d. 1989).
- Jacques Massu: French general who fought in World War II, the First Indochina War, the Algerian War and the Suez crisis.
- Kurt Bohme: German bass (d. 1989).
- 34th Kentucky Derby: Arthur Pickens on Stone Street wins in 2:15.2.
- Great White Fleet arrives in San Francisco.
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Top #2 songs in the USA
- Carmen - Toreador Song - Alan Turner
- The Dream Waltz - Victor Orchestra
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