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 This day in History - May 8
432 Historic Events for May 8
1963

JFK offers Israel assistance against aggression

Event
1963

Clemens Lothaller, Austria, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-13 backup)

Birth
1964

Melissa Gilbert Brinkman, LA, actress (Little House on the Prairie)

Birth
1964

Cheryl Richardson, Palo Alto Calif, actress (Jennie-General Hospital)

Birth
1964

Peter Gill, rocker (Frankie Goes to Hollywood-Relax) [or Mar/Jan 8]

Birth
1964

Eric Brittingham, rocker (Cinderella-Heartbreak Station)

Birth
1965

H T W Hardinge, cricketer (scored 25 and 5 in only Test for Engld), dies

Death
1965

1st shut put over 70' (Randy Matson 70' 7")

Event
1966

Eddie Brown, CFL slot back (Edmonton Eskimos)

Birth
1966

Last game at old Busch stadium, St Louis Card lose 10-5 to SF

Event
1966

Only HR ever hit out of Baltimore's Memorial Park (Frank Robinson)

Event
1966

Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Tall City Golf Open

Event
1967

Laverne Andrews, singer (Andrews Sisters), dies at 51

Death
1967

Muhammad Ali is indicted for refusing induction in US Army

Event
1967

Elmer Rice, NY playwright/director/novelist, dies at 74

Death
1967

Barbara Payton, actress (Dallas, Trapped, Bad Blonde), dies at 39

Death
1968

Pulitzer prize awarded to William Styron (Confessions of Nat Turner)

Event
1968

Omar Camporese, Italy, tennis star

Birth
1968

Jim (Catfish) Hunter of Oakland pitches perfect game vs Twins (4-0)

Event
1968

John Johnson, NFL linebacker (NO Saints)

Birth
1968

Franklin Langham, Augusta GA, Nike golfer (1993 Permian Basin Open)

Birth
1969

Pope Paul VI publishes constitution Sacra Ritum Congregation

Event
1969

Duane Forde, CFL fullback (Calgary Stampeders)

Birth
1969

Swift Burch, CFL defensive end (Montreal Alouettes)

Birth
1969

Cambodia recognizes German DR

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