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 This day in History - May 8
432 Historic Events for May 8
1969

Brad Culpepper, NFL defensive tackle (Tampa Bay Bucs)

Birth
1970

Michael Bevan, cricketer (dashing NSW and Australian lefty bat)

Birth
1970

Beatles release "Let it Be" album

Event
1970

Construction workers break up an anti-war rally in NYC's Wall Street

Event
1970

NBA championship: Knicks beat Lakers, 113-99

Event
1970

Christine Stark, Winnipeg Manitoba, volleyballer (Olympics-96)

Birth
1970

Marco Heering, soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles)

Birth
1971

Joe Frazier beats Muhammad Ali at Madison Sq Garden

Event
1971

"Earl of Ruston" closes at Billy Rose Theater NYC after 5 performances

Event
1971

Stephen Ingram, NFL tackle/guard (Tampa Bay Bucs)

Birth
1971

Chris Wolf, actor/musician (Guys Next Door)

Birth
1971

Carlos Brooks, NFL cornerback (Arizona Cardinals)

Birth
1972

Sabena aircraft at Lod Intl, Tel Aviv, captured by Palestinians

Event
1972

Keelin Curnuck, Miss New York USA (1996)/Ms Venus Swimwear (1994)

Birth
1972

Chris Sanders, NFL wide receiver (Tennessee/Houston Oilers)

Birth
1973

Ernie Banks fills in for Cubs mgr Whitey Lockman who is ejected during the game, thus technically becoming baseball's 1st black manager

Event
1973

Wolf Wigo, Abington Penn, water polo driver (Olympics-96)

Birth
1973

Indians holding SD hamlet of Wounded Knee for 10 weeks surrender

Event
1973

Ralph Miller, last 19th century baseball player, dies

Death
1974

Calvin Branch, cornerback (Oakland Raiders)

Birth
1974

Graham Bond, rocker, dies jumping under a train

Death
1974

FC Magdenburg wins 14th Europe Cup II

Event
1974

Korey Stringer, NFL tackle (Minn Vikings)

Birth
1974

Canada govt of Trudeau falls

Event
1974

50 MPH speed limit in Britain lifted

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