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  • Lamar, Missouri, U.S.
    Thursday May 8, 1884

    Harry S. Truman

    Birth

    Lamar, Missouri, U.S.
    Thursday May 8, 1884

    Truman was born in Lamar, Missouri, on May 8, 1884.




  • U.S.
    Friday May 8, 1970

    The Beatles

    The Beatle's Last

    U.S.
    Friday May 8, 1970

    On 8 May, the Spector-produced Let It Be was released. Its accompanying single, "The Long and Winding Road", was the Beatles' last; it was released in the United States, but not in the UK.




  • California, U.S.
    Monday May 8, 2000

    Java (programming language)

    J2SE 1.3

    California, U.S.
    Monday May 8, 2000

    On May 8, 2000, Sun Microsystems released J2SE 1.3.




  • U.S.
    Sunday May 8, 2005

    DC Comics

    A New logo (dubbed the "DC spin")

    U.S.
    Sunday May 8, 2005

    On May 8, 2005, a new logo (dubbed the "DC spin") was unveiled, debuting on DC titles in June 2005 with DC Special: The Return of Donna Troy #1 and the rest of the titles the following week. In addition to comics, it was designed for DC properties in other media, which was used for movies since Batman Begins, with Superman Returns showing the logo's normal variant, and the TV series Smallville, the animated series Justice League Unlimited and others, as well as for collectibles and other merchandise. The logo was designed by Josh Beatman of Brainchild Studios




  • U.S.
    Tuesday May 8, 2007

    Java (programming language)

    JVM Finished

    U.S.
    Tuesday May 8, 2007

    On 8 May 2007, Sun finished the process of Java virtual machine, making all of its core code available under free software/open-source distribution terms, aside from a small portion of code to which Sun did not hold the copyright.




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