May 8, 1907: The Roan Street Baptist Church formed with 102 charter members. The church was formed after a split in the First Baptist Church congregation. The two later remerged to form Central Baptist Church.
May 8, 1951: Edward Cowell, a Johnson City City commissioner, left office. His term was from 1949-1951.
May 8, 1982: The first class graduated from Quillen College of Medicine.
Sources: The Comet; Johnson City Postcard History Series; City of Johnson City; Greater Johnson City A Pictorial History.