Happy Birthday to these Taurus's who were born on May 8th.

  1. 1460 - Frederick I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach (d. 1536)
  2. 1521 - Petrus Canisius, Dutch Jesuit (d. 1597)
  3. 1587 - Victor Amadeus I, Duke of Savoy (d. 1637)
  4. 1622 - Claes Rålamb, Swedish statesman (d. 1698)
  5. 1629 - Niels Juel, Danish admiral (d. 1697)
  6. 1632 - Heino Heinrich Graf von Flemming, German marshal (d. 1706)
  7. 1653 - Claude-Louis-Hector de Villars, Marshall of France (d. 1734)
  8. 1668 - Alain-René Lesage, French writer (d. 1747)
  9. 1670 - Charles Beauclerk, 1st Duke of St Albans, English soldier (d. 1726)
  10. 1735 - Sir Nathaniel Dance-Holland, English painter (d. 1811)
  11. 1737 - Edward Gibbon, English historian (d. 1794)
  12. 1738 - Mikhail Kamensky, Russian general (d. 1809)
  13. 1753 - Miguel Hidalgo Mexican revolutionary (d. 1811)
  14. 1821 - William Henry Vanderbilt, member of the Vanderbilt family (d. 1885)
  15. 1825 - George Bruce Malleson, Indian officer (d. 1898)
  16. 1828 - Jean Henri Dunant, Founder of the Red Cross; Nobel laureate (d. 1910)
  17. 1828 - Sharbel Makhluf, Lebanese monk (d. 1898)
  18. 1829 - Louis Moreau Gottschalk, American musician (d. 1869)
  19. 1842 - Emil Christian Hansen, Danish physiologist (d. 1909)
  20. 1850 - Ross Barnes, baseball player (d. 1915)
  21. 1859 - Johan Jensen, Danish mathematician (d. 1925)
  22. 1884 - Harry S. Truman, President of the United States (d. 1972)
  23. 1895 - Fulton J. Sheen, American bishop (d. 1979)
  24. 1899 - Arthur Q. Bryan, American voice actor (d. 1959)
  25. 1899 - Friedrich Hayek, Nobel laureate (d. 1992)
  26. 1902 - Andre Michael Lwoff, Nobel laureate (d. 1994)
  27. 1903 - Fernandel, French actor (d. 1971)
  28. 1904 - John Snagge, British radio personality (d. 1996)
  29. 1905 - Red Nichols, American musician (d. 1965)
  30. 1906 - Roberto Rossellini, Italian director (d. 1977)
  31. 1911 - Robert Johnson, American musician (d. 1938)
  32. 1913 - Bob Clampett, American animator (d. 1984)
  33. 1914 - Romain Gary, Polish writer (d. 1980)
  34. 1916 - João Havelange, Brazilian industrialist
  35. 1916 - Swami Chinmayananda, Indian spiritualist (d. 1993)
  36. 1917 - Papa John Creach, American musician (Jefferson Airplane) (d. 1994)
  37. 1919 - Lex Barker, American actor (d. 1973)
  38. 1920 - Saul Bass, American graphic designer (d. 1996)
  39. 1925 - Ali Hassan Mwinyi, President of Tanzania
  40. 1926 - David Attenborough, British producer
  41. 1926 - Don Rickles, American comedian
  42. 1928 - Theodore Sorenson, American writer
  43. 1930 - Heather Harper, Irish singer
  44. 1930 - Gary Snyder, American poet
  45. 1932 - Phyllida Law, Scottish actress
  46. 1932 - Sonny Liston, American boxer (d. 1970)
  47. 1935 - Jack Charlton, English footballer
  48. 1937 - Carlos Gaviria Díaz, Colombian politician
  49. 1937 - Thomas Pynchon, American novelist
  50. 1937 - Mike Cuellar, baseball player
  51. 1940 - Peter Benchley, American author (d. 2006)
  52. 1940 - Ricky Nelson, American singer (d. 1985)
  53. 1942 - Terry Neill, Northern Irish footballer
  54. 1943 - Toni Tennille, American singer
  55. 1944 - Captain Dale Dye, American actor
  56. 1944 - Gary Glitter, English singer
  57. 1945 - Keith Jarrett, American musician
  58. 1947 - H. Robert Horvitz, Nobel laureate
  59. 1948 - Felicity Lott, English singer
  60. 1948 - Steve Braun, baseball player
  61. 1948 - Stephen Stohn, Canadian television producer (Degrassi)
  62. 1951 - Philip Bailey, American singer (Earth, Wind & Fire)
  63. 1951 - Chris Frantz, American musician (Talking Heads)
  64. 1953 - Alex Van Halen, Dutch drummer
  65. 1954 - David Keith, American actor
  66. 1957 - Bill Cowher, American football coach
  67. 1957 - Marie Myriam, French singer
  68. 1963 - Robin Jarvis, British writer
  69. 1964 - Melissa Gilbert, American actress
  70. 1964 - Bobby Labonte, American race car driver
  71. 1964 - Dave Rowntree, British musician (Blur)
  72. 1966 - Claudio Taffarel, Brazilian footballer
  73. 1968 - Jamie Summers, American porn star
  74. 1969 - Akebono Taro, sumo wrestler
  75. 1970 - Luis Enrique, Spanish football player
  76. 1972 - Darren Hayes, Australian singer
  77. 1972 - Ray Whitney, Canadian ice hockey player
  78. 1973 - Hiromu Arakawa, Japanese artist
  79. 1974 - Jon Tickle, English entertainer
  80. 1974 - Korey Stringer, American football player (d. 2001)
  81. 1975 - Enrique Iglesias, Spanish singer
  82. 1975 - Jussi Markkanen, Finnish ice hockey player
  83. 1976 - Martha Wainwright, Canadian musician and songwriter
  84. 1976 - Ian "H" Watkins, pop singer (Steps)
  85. 1976 - Jeff Simmons, IRL racing driver
  86. 1978 - Lúcio, Brazilian footballer
  87. 1978 - Josie Maran, American model
  88. 1980 - Michelle McManus, Scottish singer
  89. 1980 - Benny Yau, Canadian entertainer
  90. 1981 - Björn Dixgård, Swedish guitarist
  91. 1984 - Nadine Chandrawinata, 2006 Miss Universe Pageant (Indonesia)
  92. 1985 - Mashio Miyazaki, Japanese actress