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i remember the 8/8/88. great days.
this was VERY exciting to us.
The first aerial bombardment in history took place when 2d.Lt. Giulio Gavotti of the Italian Army threw three Cipelli hand grenades on Turkish troops at Tagiura in Libya, then flew his Etrich Taube monoplane to Ain and dropped an additional grenade. Nobody was injured in the first bombing.
Luddite uprisings begin in northern England and Midlands.
At Whitehall Palace in London, William Shakespeare's romantic comedy The Tempest is performed for the first time.