Monday 12 May 2008
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Bleeding Love by Leona Lewis.
What Happens in Vegas, directed by Tom Vaughan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008
while A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle was one of the best selling books.
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- Saint Epiphanius
- Saint Domitilla
- Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
- International Nurses Day
- Saint Modoald
- Buddhism in Sri Lanka, Thailand - Visakha Bucha. (2006) 
- Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2005: the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
- Blessed Imelda
- Saint Pancras (died 304), second of the Ice Saints
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saints Achilleus and Nereus
- Saint Joan of Portugal
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- An earthquake (measuring around 8.0 magnitude) occurs in Sichuan, China, killing over 69,000 people.
- U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement conducts the largest-ever raid of workplace and arrests nearly 400 immigrants for identity theft and document fraud.
- United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he is ampquotimmensely frustratedampquot at the State Peace and Development Council's slow response to the cyclone. (BBC News)
- 2008 unrest in Lebanon:
- 2008 attack on Omdurman and Khartoum:
- The President of Bolivia Evo Morales approves recall elections for himself and the governors of the nine departments on August 10, 2008. (AP via Seattle Post-Intelligencer)
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