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 This day in History - March 8
389 Historic Events for March 8
1920

James Daniel "Danny" Turner, saxophonist

Birth
1920

Eileen Herlie, Glasgow Scot, actress (Myrtle Fargate-All My Children)

Birth
1920

Eva Dahlbeck, Saltsjo-Duvnas Sweden, actress (Dreams, Lesson in Love)

Birth
1921

Cyd Charisse, [Tula Finklea], Amarillo Tx, dancer/actress (East Side)

Birth
1921

Egbert George "Pete" Pitterson, trumpeter

Birth
1922

Carl Furillo, Brooklyn Dodger (NL Batting Champ 1953)

Birth
1922

H Kipphardt, writer

Birth
1923

Juan M G "Wancho" Evertsz, premier of Dutch Antilles (NVP, 1973-77)

Birth
1923

Johannes S van der Waals, Dutch physicist (Nobel 1910), dies at 85

Death
1923

Sembene Ousmane, Senegalese author/novelist/director (Doctor Noir)

Birth
1924

Coal mine explosion kills 171 at Castle Gate Utah

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1924

Victor "Toby" Neuberg, teacher/writer

Birth
1924

Sean McClory, Dublin Ireland, actor (Jack-Californians, My Chauffeur)

Birth
1925

Francisco Rabal, Aguilas Spain, actor (Holy Innocents, Camorra)

Birth
1925

Petrus Steenkamp, Dutch politician (KVP/CDA)

Birth
1925

Darwin Horacio Vargas-Wallis, composer

Birth
1927

Pan American Airlines incorporates

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1927

Joseph Berg, composer

Birth
1927

Jaromir Podesva, composer

Birth
1928

Judy Johnson, Norfolk Va, singer (Your Show of Shows)

Birth
1928

Frank Michael Beyer, composer

Birth
1929

US worker union commission reports of slavery in Liberia

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1930

William Howard Taft, 27th US pres (1909-13)/Chief Justice, dies at 72

Death
1930

Babe Ruth signs 2-year contract for $160,000 with NY Yankee GM Ed Barrow, wrongly predicts "No one will ever be paid more than Ruth"

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1930

Mahatma Gandhi starts civil disobedience in India

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