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 This day in History - January 8
467 Historic Events for January 8
1923

Johnny Wardle, cricketer (Yorkshire and England left-arm bowler of 50's)

Birth
1923

Giorgio Tozzi, Chicago Illinois, basso

Birth
1923

Iva Michiels, [Rik Ceuppens], Flemish writer (Ksiega Alfa)

Birth
1923

Larry Storch, NYC, comedian (F Troop, Larry Storch Show)

Birth
1923

Joseph Wiezenbaum, artificial intelligence pioneer

Birth
1923

Typography strike in Amsterdam

Event
1924

Antai Ribari, composer

Birth
1924

Benjamin Lees, [Lysniansky], Harbin Manchuria, composer

Birth
1924

Ron Moody, London England, actor (12 Chairs, Wrong is Right)

Birth
1924

Robert Starer, Vienna Austria, composer

Birth
1925

1st all-female US state supreme court appointed, Texas

Event
1925

James Saunders, English chemist/playwright (Ark)

Birth
1926

Abdul-Aziz ibn Sa'ud becomes king of Hejaz; renames it Saudi Arabia

Event
1926

Emile Paladilhe, composer, dies at 81

Death
1926

Soupy Sales, [Milton Hines], NC, comedian (Soupy Sales Show)

Birth
1926

Jani Christou, composer

Birth
1926

Evelyn Lear, [Shulman], Brooklyn, NY, soprano

Birth
1928

Sander Vanocur, Cleve Ohio, news anchor (NBC Weekend News)

Birth
1928

Dumitru Kiriac-Georgescu, composer, dies at 61

Death
1929

CBS radio network buys WABC in NYC

Event
1929

1st telephone connection between Netherlands and West-Indies

Event
1930

Doreen Wilber, US, archer (Olympic-gold-1972)

Birth
1930

Belgium Princess Marie-Jos‚ marries Italian's crown prince Umberto

Event
1931

May Wynn, [Donna Lee Hickey], NYC, actress (Caine Mutiny, Noah's Ark)

Birth
1931

Phila Quakers set then NHL record of 15 straight loses

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