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 This day in History - January 8
467 Historic Events for January 8
1940

Cristy Lane, US, country/gospel singer

Birth
1941

Graham Chapman, England, comedian (Monty Python's Flying Circus)

Birth
1941

Robby Krieger, rocker (Doors)

Birth
1941

Robert Baden-Powell, founder (Boy Scout movement), dies at 83

Death
1941

British Air Marshal Richard Peirse resigns

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1942

Arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44

Death
1942

Vyacheslav Dmitriyevich Zudov, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 23)

Birth
1942

John Peterson, rocker

Birth
1942

Stephen Hawking, English physicist (Black Holes and Baby Universes)

Birth
1943

Lee Jackson, rocker (Nice)

Birth
1943

Marcus Hutson, rock vocalist (Whispers)

Birth
1944

Terry Brooks, US, sci-fi author (Sword of Shannara)

Birth
1945

Terry Sylvester, rocker (Hollies)

Birth
1945

John Peters, rock drummer (Harpers Bizarre)

Birth
1945

"Youth for Christ" organizes

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1945

Jac[obus] P Thijsse, Dutch biologist (Omgang met planten), dies at 79

Death
1946

Kathleen Noone, actress (All My Children, Party of 5, Knots Landing)

Birth
1946

Robbie Kreiger, LA Calif, guitarist (Doors-Come on Baby Light My Fire)

Birth
1946

Tod Brannan, VP (Logos Network Corp)

Birth
1946

Elaine Cheris, Dotham Al, fencer-epee (Olympics-96)

Birth
1947

Igor Ivanov, Leningrad, Canadian chess champion (1981-84, 1985- )

Birth
1947

Terry Sylvester, rocker (Hollies-You are the Air that I Breathe)

Birth
1947

Gen George Marshall becomes Sect of State

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1947

David Bowie, [Jones], London, singer/actor (Major Tom, Ziggy Stardust)

Birth
1947

Toronto Maple Leaf rookie Howie Meeker scores 5 goals in a game

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