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 This day in History - January 8
467 Historic Events for January 8
1894

Columbus World's fair in Chicago destroyed by fire

Event
1896

Jaromir Weinberger, Prague Czechoslovakia, composer (Bird's Opera)

Birth
1896

Paul M Verlaine, French poet (El‚gies, Bonne Chanson), dies at 51

Death
1896

Manuel Rojas Sepulveda, Chile, writer (Men of the South)

Birth
1897

Michael Eagan wins 1st US national amateur handball championship

Event
1899

Solomon WRD Bandaranaike, premier of Ceylon (1956-59)

Birth
1900

Queen Marie, of Yugoslavia

Birth
1900

Billy Bates, cricketer (656 runs and 50 wkts in 15 Tests for Eng), dies

Death
1901

NSW score 918 all out vs South Australia in 560 minutes

Event
1901

Edmond Vandercammen, French/Belgian writer (L'amour responsable)

Birth
1902

Carl R[ansom] Rogers, US, psychologist (Client-Centered Therapy)

Birth
1902

1st National Bowling Championship held (Chicago, Ill)

Event
1902

Georgy M Malenkov, Stalin's successor as head of CPSU, PM (1953-55)

Birth
1902

Gret Palucca, German dancer/choreography (Silent Song)

Birth
1902

Alexander Gray, Wrightsville Pa, actor (This is Music)

Birth
1903

Gene Roth, [Eugene Stutenroth], SD, actor (She Demons, Spider)

Birth
1904

Peter Arno, NYC, cartoonist (New Yorker)

Birth
1904

Pope Pius X banned low cut dresses in the presence of churchmen

Event
1905

Carl Gustav Hempel, German Logical Positivist philosopher

Birth
1905

Giacinto Scelsi, composer

Birth
1906

Jan A H J S Bruins Slot, Dutch founder illegal Trouw/MP (ARP)

Birth
1906

Jacob C van Marken, Dutch peanut butter maker (Calv‚-Delft)

Birth
1906

Serge Poliakoff, Russian/French painter/guitarist

Birth
1906

Jacob C van Marken, peanut butter maker (Calv‚-Delft), dies at 60

Death
1907

Theodoor Verstraete, Flemish painter/etcher, dies at 57

Death