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 This day in History - March 8
389 Historic Events for March 8
1953

Patty Berg wins LPGA Jacksonville Golf Open

Event
1953

KSWO TV channel 7 in Lawton, OK (ABC) begins broadcasting

Event
1953

Census indicates 239,000 farmers gave up farming in last 2 years

Event
1953

"Two's Company" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 90 performances

Event
1953

Jim Rice, Boston Red Sox outfielder (AL MVP 1978)

Birth
1954

Herb McKinley sets ¬ mile record of 0:46.8 in Melbourne, Australia

Event
1954

Karl Schnabl, 90m ski jumper (Olympic-gold-1976)

Birth
1954

David Wilkie, England, 200m backstroke swimmer (Olympic-gold-1976)

Birth
1954

Cheryl Baker, rock vocalist (Bucks Fizz-My Camera Never Lies)

Birth
1954

Percy Twentyman-Jones, cricketer (pair in only Test for S Afr), dies

Death
1955

Clementine, Princess of Belg, wife of V Napoleon Bonaparte, dies at 82

Death
1957

Ruth Wysocki, Alhambra Calif, 800m/1500m runner

Birth
1957

USSR performs atmospheric nuclear test

Event
1957

Cynthia Rothrock, Wilmington Del, actress (Lady Dragon, Honor and Glory)

Birth
1957

Israeli troops leave Egypt; Suez Canal re-opened for minor ships

Event
1957

1st performance of David Diamond's 6th Symphony in Boston

Event
1957

Othmar Schoeck, composer, dies at 70

Death
1958

Silky Sullivan comes from 40 lengths back to win by 3 at Santa Anita

Event
1958

Josephina OFF "Frieda" Herberich, actress (Salontiroler), dies at 85

Death
1958

William Faulkner says US school degenerated to become babysitters

Event
1958

Andreas Maurer, West Germany, tennis star

Birth
1958

Gary Numan, [Gary Webb], Hammersmith England, vocalist (Replicas)

Birth
1959

Mickey Wright wins LPGA Jacksonville Golf Open

Event
1959

Groucho, Chico and Harpo's final TV appearance together

Event
1959

Aidan Quinn, actor (Avalon, Desperately Seeking Susan, Mission)

Birth