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 This day in History - March 8
389 Historic Events for March 8
1907

Charles Boost, movie critic

Birth
1908

Collingwood Elementary (Cleve) burns, kills 173 kids and 2 teachers

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1908

Dutch utopist Frederick of Eden speaks in Carnegie Hall, NY

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1909

Hugh Murphy, English multi-millionaire

Birth
1909

Claire Trevor, [Wemlinger], NYC, actress (Marjorie Morningstar)

Birth
1909

Anthony Donato, composer

Birth
1910

Baroness Raymonde de Laroche of Paris is 1st licensed female pilot

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1911

1st International Woman's Day

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1911

Elsie Agnes Giorgi, physician/humanitarian

Birth
1911

Alan Hovhaness, Somerville Mass, composer (Lousadzak, Ukiyo)

Birth
1913

Internal Revenue Service begins to levy and collect income taxes

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1913

Federal League organizes with 6 teams

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1914

Jacob B Bakema, urban developer (St Louis Missouri)

Birth
1915

1st US navy minelayer, Baltimore, commissioned

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1915

Vivien John, artist

Birth
1916

US invades Cuba for 3rd time, this to end corrupt Menocal regime

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1916

R W Schnell, writer

Birth
1917

Ferdinand von Zeppelin, Dutch count/air pioneer, dies at 78

Death
1917

Russian revolution breaks out [OS=Feb 24] (in Petrograd)

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1917

A Marja, [ATE Mooy], Dutch literary (Shreds on the River)

Birth
1918

Alan Hale [MacKahan] Jr, LA Calif, actor (Skipper-Gilligan's Island)

Birth
1919

Ivor Keys, musician/teacher

Birth
1919

Auguste Tolbecque, composer, dies at 88

Death
1920

Denmark and Cuba join the League of Nations

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1920

Rafael Obligado, Argentine writer (Santos Vega), dies at 69

Death