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 This day in History - October 8
380 Historic Events for October 8
1927

Torbj”rn Falkanger, Norway, took Olympic oath (1952)

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1927

Raaj Kumar, film star

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1927

Al Duncan, drummer

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1928

Cole Porter and E Ray Goetz' musical "Paris," premieres in NYC

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1928

Eastern Soccer League forms in US

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1928

Neil Harvey, cricketer (prolific Australian lefty bat of 50's)

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1929

A's Howard Ehmke (7-2) sets World Series record striking out 13 Cubs

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1929

Mohammed Nadir Khan occupies Kabul Afghanistan/drives out H Ghazi

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1930

Toru Takemitsu, Tokyo Japan, composer (Ki No Kyoko)

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1930

Phila A's beat St Louis Cards, 4 games to 2 in 27th World Series

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1930

Paul Hogan, Australia, actor (Crocodile Dundee, Lightning Jack)

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1930

James Olsen, Evanston IL, actor (Andromeda Strain, Spell)

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1933

Martinez Barrios forms new Spanish govt

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1933

Coit Tower dedicated in SF, a monument to firefighters

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1934

Bruno Hauptmann is indicted for murder of Lindbergh's son

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1934

Doc Green, rocker (Drifters)

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1934

J Carter Brown, Providence RI, art director (Wash National Gallery)

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1935

H J Sch„dlich, writer

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1935

Ozzie Nelson marries Harriet Hilliard (Ozzie and Harriet)

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1936

Carman Moore, composer

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1936

David Carradine, Hollywood, actor (Kung-Fu, Boxcar Bertha, Young Guns)

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1936

Rona Barrett, NYC, gossip columnist (Tomorrow Show)

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1938

Frederick S Stolle, tennis champ (US Open-1966)

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1938

David Willis, British journalist (BBC World Service)

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1938

Penny Pitou, US, skier (Olympic-2 silvers-1960)

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