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 This day in History - November 8
349 Historic Events for November 8
1901

Szymon Laks, composer

Birth
1901

Gheorge Gheorghiu Dej, Romania party leader/president

Birth
1902

Walerian Josef Gniot, composer

Birth
1902

Mihail A Suslov, Soviet-party ideologist [NS=Nov 22]

Birth
1904

Pres Theodore Roosevelt (R) defeats Alton B Parker (D)

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1905

Richard Nicholson, musician

Birth
1907

Otto Brenner, German worker's union leader

Birth
1908

Victorien Sardou, French opera author (Madame Sans-Gene), dies at 77

Death
1909

Katharine Hepburn, Ct, actress (African Queen, On Golden Pond)

Birth
1909

Charles Bordes, composer, dies at 46

Death
1909

Alberto Erede, Italian conductor

Birth
1909

Eduard de Hartog, composer, dies at 80

Death
1910

1st Washington State election in which women could vote

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1912

Joseph Fattorini, businessman

Birth
1912

Jean-Louis Martinet, composer

Birth
1913

Robert Strauss, NYC, actor (Sgt Gruzewsky-Mona McCluskey)

Birth
1914

Norman Lloyd, Jersey City NJ, actor (Auschlander-St Elsewhere)

Birth
1914

Lute T de Cock, student/resistance fighter

Birth
1916

Frank McGuire, basketball coach (won 550 games in 30 college seasons)

Birth
1916

June Havoc, Seattle Wash, actress (Willy, Panic, GE Theater)

Birth
1916

Peter Weiss, Germany, Swedish author/dramatist/novelist (Marat/Sade)

Birth
1917

People's Commissars gives authority to Lenin, Trotsky and Stalin

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1917

Telephone Co runs 1st ad for Army operators, gets 7,000 applicants

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1917

Colyn Blythe, cricketer (2509 F-C wickets), dies during WW I

Death
1918

Pro-German supreme commander general Cutters lay-offs

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