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 This day in History - January 8
467 Historic Events for January 8
1974

Arjan Blaauw, Dutch soccer player (FC Groningen)

Birth
1974

Loch Ness Monster photographed

Event
1974

Silver hits record $3.40 an ounce in New York

Event
1974

Gold hits record $126.50 an ounce in London

Event
1974

E Wilson Jr's musical "Let My People Come," premieres in NYC

Event
1974

Brian Roberson, wide receiver (NY Giants)

Birth
1975

Star Behl, Miss Delaware USA (1996)

Birth
1975

Judge Sirica orders release of Watergate's John W Dean III, Herbert W Kalmbach and Jeb Stuart Magruder from prison

Event
1975

Richard Tucker, [Reuben Ticker], US tenor (La Gioconda), dies at 61

Death
1975

Louis J H C A de Bourbon, Dutch writer/poet (Gypsy Blood), dies at 66

Death
1975

John Gregson, actor (Rooney, Assassin), dies at 55

Death
1975

Anthony Warde, actor (Big Punch, Buck Rogers), dies at 66

Death
1975

Gertrude Olmsted, actress (Cobra, Torrent), dies at 70

Death
1975

John Dierkes, actor (Red Badge of Courage), dies at 69

Death
1975

Vitali Yachmenev, Chelyabinsk Rus, NHL right wing (LA Kings)

Birth
1975

Jenny Lewis, Las Vegas Nv, actress (Becky-Life With Lucy)

Birth
1976

Brad Snyder, Ontario, shot putter (Olympics-96)

Birth
1976

Chou En-lai, China's PM (1949-76), dies of cancer in Beijing at 78

Death
1976

Franklin Mint strikes 1st gold coins for Netherlands Antilles

Event
1977

Pearl Amoah, Miss Universe-Ghana (1996)

Birth
1977

Ryan Frances, actor (Trevor-Sisters)

Birth
1978

Petra Minarova, Miss Czech Republic Universe (1997)

Birth
1978

Walter Keirnan, TV panelist (I've Got a Secret), dies at 75

Death
1978

Israeli govt votes to `strengthen' settlements in occupied Sinai

Event
1979

Argentina and Chile sign Beagle Canal accord

Event