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 This day in History - October 8
380 Historic Events for October 8
1972

Jared Kaaiohelo, WLAF running back (Scottish Claymores)

Birth
1973

Gabriel Marcel, writer, dies

Death
1973

Donnie Abraham, cornerback (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)

Birth
1973

Toby Haenen, Hobart Tasmania Aus, backstroke swimmer (Olympics-96)

Birth
1973

NLCS game 3 brawl between Cins' Pete Rose and NY Met Bud Harrelson

Event
1973

Spyris Markezinis forms govt in Greece

Event
1973

Tracy Bonner, Webster Texas, diver (Olympics-96)

Birth
1974

Rod Manuel, defensive end (Pittsburgh Steelers)

Birth
1974

Rashaan Salaam, NFL running back (Chic Bears)

Birth
1975

Alberto Hemsi, composer, dies at 78

Death
1976

Sex Pistols sign with EMI

Event
1977

Largest baseball crowd in Penns, 64,924 see Dodgers beat Phillies 4-1 in 4th NL championship game (Dodgers win pennant)

Event
1978

Jim Gilliam, coach (LA Dodgers), dies at 49

Death
1978

Karl Swenson, actor (Lara-Little House on the Prairie), dies at 70

Death
1978

Yanks win 3rd straight AL Championship, all against Kansas City

Event
1978

Tibor Serly, Hungarian violist/composer (American Elegy), dies at 76

Death
1978

Ken Warby set world water speed record at 319.627 mph (514 kph)

Event
1979

J McHugh and A Malvin's musical "Sugar Babies," premieres in NYC

Event
1979

13th Country Music Assn Award:[Approx]

Event
1979

"Sugar Babies" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 1208 perfs

Event
1979

June Nash, actress (Strange Cargo, Dynamite), dies at 68

Death
1979

[Gregory] Chad Petree, Shawne Okla, rocker (PC Quest-Can You See)

Birth
1980

Andria Gayle Mullins, Miss Texas Teen USA (Teen with Style-1997)

Birth
1980

Bob Marley collapses on stage, brought to Sloan-Kettering Hospital

Event
1980

British Leyland starts selling Mini Metro

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