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 This day in History - March 8
389 Historic Events for March 8
1884

1st performance of Edward MacDowell's 2nd Piano suite

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1886

Edward Kendall, chemist, isolated cortisone (Nobel 1950)

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1886

Anton Portielje, Dutch radio host/zoo director (Artis)

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1887

Pavel Annenkov, Russian literature historian/critic, dies at 73

Death
1887

Everett Horton, CT, patents fishing rod of telescoping steel tubes

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1888

Stuart Chase, NH, writer/economist (Tragedy of Waste)

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1889

Jens/John Ericsson, Swed/US, engineer (fire extinguisher), dies at 85

Death
1889

Oscar Ewing, US govt official (Everybody's Business)

Birth
1890

Oswald von Nell-Breuning, German theologist/philosopher

Birth
1891

Sam Jaffe, NYC, actor (Gunga Din, Dr Zorba-Ben Casey)

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1892

M ty s R kosi, Hungarian party leader/premier (1952-53)

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1894

NY passes 1st state dog license law

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1894

W„in” V Aaltonen, Finnish sculptor

Birth
1896

Volunteers of America forms (NYC)

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1898

Theophilus E D”nges, South Afr minister of Internal Affairs

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1898

Richard Straus' "Don Quixote," premieres in Keulen

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1898

Louise Beavers, Cin Ohio, actress (Beulah-Beulah, Made for each other)

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1899

Eric Linklater, Scotland, novelist/poet (Blue Swallows)

Birth
1900

NL decides to go with 8 teams They exclude Baltimore, Cleveland, Louisville and Washington (in 1953 Boston Braves move to Milwaukee)

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1901

Karl Freiherr von Stumm-Halberg, German politician, dies at 64

Death
1901

Peter Benoit, Flemish composer/conductor (High Mass), dies at 66

Death
1902

1st performance of Jean Sibelius' 2nd Symphony

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1902

Jennings Randolph, (Sen)

Birth
1904

Hugh Trumble takes a hat-trick in his final Test Cricket match

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1906

Stanley Cup: Ottawa Silver 7 sweep Smiths Falls (Ont) in 2 games

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