|On this day in history, May 9
A massive earthquake with a magnitude of nearly 9.0 struck in Peru, U.S. Congress officially opens impeachment proceedings against President Nixon over the Watergate Scandal, and a bank robbery triggered one of the largest police pursuits in California history.
|Celebrities born on this day, May 9
The actress perhaps best known for playing the title role in the TV series "Murphy Brown", a legendary American singer whose hits include "Uptown Girl" and "Piano Man", and the current head coach of the USC Trojans football team.
|On this day in history, May 8
Coca-Cola makes its first appearance being sold at a pharmacy as a patent medicine, one of the biggest film studios in Hollywood was founded in 1912, and the Soviet Union announced it would not participate in the 1984 Summer Olympics.
|Celebrities born on this day, May 8
The 33rd President of the United States, a former world heavyweight boxing champion who ultimately died mysteriously in his home, and a former coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers.
|On this day in history, May 7
Nazi Germany's involvement in World War II officially ended, the 27th amendment to the U.S. Constitution is finally adopted over 200 years after it was introduced, and nearly 130 Americans died in a famous German attack during World War I.