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 This day in History - January 8
467 Historic Events for January 8
1908

William Hartnell, London England, actor (Agitator, Jackpot)

Birth
1908

(Fearless) Mary Nadia Wadia, actress

Birth
1909

Jos‚ Ferrer, Santurce PR, oscar winning actor (Cyrano de Bergerac)

Birth
1909

Bruce Mitchell, cricketer (S African bat, their top run-scorer (3471))

Birth
1910

Richard Cromwell, [LeRoy Melvin Radabaugh], LA Calif, actor (Jezebel)

Birth
1911

Andrej Ocenas, composer

Birth
1911

Butterfly McQueen, [Thelma], Tampa Fla, actress (Gone With the Wind)

Birth
1912

Rudolf G Escher, Dutch composer (True Face of Peace)

Birth
1912

Jose Ferrer, Santurce PR, actor/director (Blood Tide, Dune)

Birth
1912

Jose Ferrer, Santurce PR, B01051840 John Doby Kennedy, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1896

Birth
1913

Horace Smith, cricketer (NZ, only Test wkt off his 1st ball (Paynter))

Birth
1913

Frank Chance becomes Yankee manager

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1914

Charles Borromeo Mills, composer

Birth
1917

Stanley Prager, NYC, comedian (College Bowl)

Birth
1917

Austria-Hungarian troops conquer Forlani Italy

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1917

Peter Taylor, US writer

Birth
1918

Michael Hertz, composer, dies at 73

Death
1918

Mississippi becomes 1st state to ratify 18th amendment (prohibition)

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1918

Pres Wilson outlines his 14 points for peace after WW I

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1919

Richard Engl„nder, [Peter Altenberg], Austrian author, dies at 59

Death
1919

Peter Altenberg, writer, dies at 59

Death
1920

Hendrikus J Wittebold, civil servant/resistance fighter

Birth
1921

Luis Villalba Munoz, composer, dies at 48

Death
1922

Charles R Young, colonel, dies at 58, in Lagos Nigeria

Death
1922

Abbey Simon, NYC, pianist

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