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 This day in History - January 8
467 Historic Events for January 8
1867

Legislation gives suffrage to DC blacks, despite Pres Johnson's veto

Event
1867

Emily Green Balch, US, sociologist/feminist/pacifist (Nobel 1946)

Birth
1868

Frank Dyson, proved Einstein right about light bent by gravity

Birth
1870

US mint at Carson City, Nevada begins issuing coins

Event
1870

Miguel Primo de Rivera Orbaneja, dictator of Spain (1923-30)

Birth
1873

Lucien Capet, composer

Birth
1878

Secret meeting of King Leopold II's agent and Henry Morton Stanley

Event
1880

[Joshua] Norton I, Emperor of US/Protector of M‚xico, dies at 60

Death
1883

Josue Teofilo Wilkes, composer

Birth
1884

Chrome tanning process for leather patented by Augustus Schultz

Event
1885

John Curtin, Victoria, Australian PM (Labor, 1941-45)

Birth
1886

Noble Drew Ali, [Timothy Drew], NC, prophet (Moorish Science Temple)

Birth
1888

Matt Moore, County Meath Ireland, actor (Coquette, Deluge)

Birth
1888

Richard Courant, German/US mathematician (What is mathematics?)

Birth
1889

Dr Herman Hollerith receives 1st US patent for a tabulating machine

Event
1889

1st Computer patented

Event
1889

Paul Hartmann, Furth Germany, actor (Haunted Castle)

Birth
1890

Sandor Rado, Hungarian/US psycho analyst

Birth
1891

Bronislava Nijinska, ballet choreographer

Birth
1891

Storm Jameson, English novelist (The Green Man, Cousin Honor‚)

Birth
1891

Fredrik Pacius, composer, dies at 81

Death
1891

Walter Bothe, Germany, subatomic particle physicist (Nobel 1954)

Birth
1892

Werner Wehrli, composer

Birth
1892

John Heykamp, old-catholic archbishop of Utrecht, dies at 67

Death
1894

Pierre-Joseph van Beneden, paleont (life of tapeworms), dies at 84

Death