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 This day in History - June 8
445 Historic Events for June 8
1915

Julian Ridsdale, MP

Birth
1915

Gustaaf AWC baron van Hemert Dingshof, (mayor-Maarn Neth)

Birth
1915

William Jennings Bryan quits as Secretary of State

Event
1915

92øF (33.3øC) in De Bilt, Netherlands

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1916

Francis Crick, British co-discovered DNA's structure (Nobel 1962)

Birth
1917

Walt Disney graduates from Benton High School

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1917

Byron R Whizzer White, Ft Collins, NFLer/Supreme Court Just (1962-93)

Birth
1918

Robert Preston, Newton MA, actor (Music Man, Mame, Last Starfighter)

Birth
1918

Nova Aquila, brightest nova since Kepler's nova of 1604, discovered

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1919

Jacob Fabricius, composer, dies at 78

Death
1919

Guy Overton, cricketer (NZ pace bowler in 3 Tests on 1953-54 SA tour)

Birth
1920

Bert Leysen, TV director (Belgian National TV)

Birth
1920

A J Mottram, tennis player

Birth
1920

Reds' Edd Roush falls asleep in center during long infield argument Heinie Groh goes to wake him, but ump ejects Roush for delay of game

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1921

Babe Ruth arrested for speeding, fined $100, and held in jail until 4 PM

Event
1921

Suharto, general/president Indonesia (1967- )

Birth
1921

Sheila Ryan, KS, actress (Big Fix, Mule Train, Ringside, Caged Fury)

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1921

Lord Campbell of Croy

Birth
1921

Alwyn Williams, Vice-Chancellor (Glasgow U)

Birth
1921

Alexis Smith, Penticton BC Canada, actress (Jessica-Dallas, Follies)

Birth
1922

Myron Healy, Petalumus Calif, actor (Wyatt Earp)

Birth
1923

Alice Coleman, geographer

Birth
1923

Karel Goeyvaerts, Flemish composer (Summer Games)

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1923

Jean Maxwell-Scott, Lady-in-Waiting (Prin Alice Duchess Gloucester)

Birth
1924

William Barlow, CEO (BICC)

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