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 This day in History - December 8
381 Historic Events for December 8
1921

Johnny Otis, Calif, RandB talent scout (Cold Shot, Cuttin' Up)

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1921

Terence Morgan, London England, actor (Adv of Sir Francis Drake)

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1921

Terence Weil, cellist/teacher

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1922

Lucian Freud, Berlin German, artist (Boy With a Rat)

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1922

John B McKay, US test pilot (X-15)

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1922

Jean Ritchie, rocker

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1922

George Fullerton, cricketer (South African keeper-batsman 1947-51)

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1923

Dom Joseph Pothier, French Benedictine/musicologist, dies at 88

Death
1923

Labour/Liberals win British parliament

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1923

Salary and price freeze in Germany

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1923

German-US friendship treaty signed

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1924

Franz X Scharwenka, German pianist/composer (Mataswintha), dies at 74

Death
1925

James E "Jimmy" Smith, US jazz/organist (Walk on the Wild Side)

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1925

Sammy Davis Jr, NYC, singer/dancer/actor (Ocean's 11, Candy Man)

Birth
1926

Jan Six, Dutch art historian/collector, dies

Death
1927

Vladimir Aleksandrovich Shatalov, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 4, 8, 10)

Birth
1929

Goffredo Parise, writer

Birth
1930

Cole Porter's musical "NYCers," premieres in NYC

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1930

Maximilian Schell, Austria, actor/director (Odessa File, Julia)

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1930

John Morressy, US, sci-fi author (Starbrat, Greymantle, Kingsbane)

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1930

Alain Weber, composer

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1930

Broadway Theater opens at 1681 Broadway NYC

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1931

Rudolf Komorous, composer

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1931

Coaxial cable patented

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1933

Flip Wilson, [Clerow], Jersey City NJ, comedian (Flip Wilson Show)

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