On this day: May 8

Published On: May 07 2013 03:31:45 PM CDT   Updated On: May 08 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

The first Westminster dog show takes place, Coca-Cola is sold for the first time, the Beatles release their final album, and the Soviet Union announces a boycott of the 1984 Summer Olympics, all on this day.

OTD May 8 - David Attenborough
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1926: Broadcaster and naturalist David Attenborough, best known for writing and presenting the nine-part "Life" series, which collectively form a comprehensive survey of all life on the planet, is born in London, England.

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