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 This day in History - November 8
349 Historic Events for November 8
1920

Baseball meeting to depose Ban Johnson is set for Nov 12th

Event
1920

Actress Edna Lewis Thomas debuts at Putnam Theatre Brooklyn

Event
1920

Salomon Anski, Russian/Polish yiddish author (Dibboek), dies at 57

Death
1920

Abraham Kuyper, clergyman/Dutch premier (AR 1908-12), dies at 83

Death
1921

Gene Saks, NY, actor/director (One and Only, Prisoner of 2nd Ave)

Birth
1921

Douglas Townsend, composer

Birth
1921

Jerome Hines, [Heinz], Hollywood Calif, basso (I am The Way)

Birth
1922

Esther Rolle, Pompano Beach Fla, actress (Florida-Good Times, Maude)

Birth
1922

Christiaan Barnard, S Africa, surgeon (perform 1st heart transplant)

Birth
1923

Hitler stages unsuccessful "Beer Hall Putsch" in Munchen (Munich)

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1923

Dmitri T Jazov, Russian minister of defense (1991 coup)

Birth
1924

Sergey Mikhaylovich Lyapunov, composer, dies at 64

Death
1924

Joe Flynn, Youngstown Ohio, actor (McHale's Navy)

Birth
1924

Fortune Theatre opens in London

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1924

Austria chancellor Ignaz Seipel, resigns after assassination attempt

Event
1926

George Gershwin's musical "Oh, Kay," premieres in NYC

Event
1927

Patti Page, [Clara Ann Fowler], Claremont Ok, singer (Tennessee Waltz)

Birth
1928

Mauritz Stiller, Swedish actor/director (Streets of sin), dies at 45

Death
1928

George and Ira Gershwin's musical "Treasure Girl," premieres in NYC

Event
1929

Jean Giraudoux' "Amphitryon '38," premieres in Paris

Event
1929

NYC Museum of Modern Art opens in Hecksher Building

Event
1929

Trevor McMahon, NZ cricket wicketkeeper (v India and Pak 1955-56)

Birth
1930

Edmund Happold, engineer

Birth
1930

Friedrich Wolf's "Die Matrosen von Cattaro," premieres in Berlin

Event
1930

Bob Harris, Long Beach Calif, actor (Jim-Troubleshooters)

Birth