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 This day in History - June 8
445 Historic Events for June 8
1896

Samuel Gonard, chairman (International Red Cross)

Birth
1900

Herman J Friedericy, [H J Merlijn], writer (Last general)

Birth
1900

Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of 6 Napoleons" (BG)

Event
1902

Albe, [Renaut A Joostens], Flemish writer (Andalusian Diary)

Birth
1903

Gerrit C Berkouwer, Dutch theologist (Dogmatic Studies)

Birth
1903

Ralph Webster Yarborough, politician

Birth
1903

Ronald Shiner, actor (Carry on Admiral, Keep it Clean, Aunt Clara)

Birth
1905

Brian Coffey, poet

Birth
1906

Christian Frederik Emil Horneman, composer, dies at 65

Death
1906

S Nazir Ali, cricketer (bro of Wazir Ali, India's 1st Test 1932)

Birth
1906

Charles Janssens, Belgium, actor (Mira, Malpertuis)

Birth
1908

Johan Lindegren, composer, dies at 66

Death
1909

William Odling, major-general

Birth
1909

Maria M van de Berg, actress (It was April 1st)

Birth
1910

Aleksandr T Tvardovski, Russian conductor [NS=June 21]

Birth
1910

John W Campbell, US, sci-fi writer (Moon is Hell)

Birth
1911

Belgium govt of Schollaert falls

Event
1911

Van Lingle Mungo, SC, pitcher (Dodgers, Giants)

Birth
1912

Ian Morrow, company director

Birth
1913

Janos Jagamas, composer

Birth
1913

Graham Watson, literary agent

Birth
1913

Peter Diamand, artistic administrator

Birth
1914

34.7øF (1.5øC) in De Bilt, Netherlands

Event
1914

KuBa, writer

Birth
1914

Joseph de Pietro, US, 56kg weightlifter (Olympic-gold-1948)

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