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 This day in History - November 8
349 Historic Events for November 8
1878

Marshall Walter "Major" Taylor, world champion cyclist (1899)

Birth
1879

King Baggot I, St Louis MO, director (Tumbleweeds)

Birth
1880

Jacob Edvard Gille, composer, dies at 66

Death
1880

Sarah Bernhardt, French actress, made US debut at NY's Booth Theater

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1882

Lazare Saminsky, composer

Birth
1883

Ethel Clayton, MO, actress (Hotel Continental)

Birth
1883

English freighter Nisero stranded at Atjeh (crew taken hostage)

Event
1883

Arnold Edward Trevor Bax, London England, composer (Farewell My Youth)

Birth
1884

German govt recognizes King Leopold II's Congo Free State

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1885

Johannes Kneppelhout, [Klikspaan], Dutch humorist/author, dies at 71

Death
1886

Frederick J "Fred" Archer, English jockey, commits suicide at 29

Death
1887

Yury Alexandrovich Shaporin, composer

Birth
1888

David Monrad Johansen, composer

Birth
1889

Montana admitted as 41st state

Event
1890

C‚sar-Auguste Franck, Belgian organist/composer, dies at 67

Death
1892

Grover Cleveland (D) elected president

Event
1893

John Miljan, Lead City SD, actor (Possessed, Final Extra, Susan Lenox)

Birth
1895

Hermann Schey, German/Neth singer

Birth
1895

Wilhelm Roentgen (Germany) discovers X-rays

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1896

Bucky Harris, baseball manager (Phillies, Yankees)

Birth
1897

Dorothy Day, author (Stump the Authors)

Birth
1900

Margaret Mitchell, author (Gone With the Wind)

Birth
1900

Mihailo Vukdragovic, composer

Birth
1900

Georges Lonque, composer

Birth
1900

Theodore Dreiser's novel "Sister Carrie" is published

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