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 This day in History - June 8
445 Historic Events for June 8
1924

George Kirby, Chicago, comedian (ABC Comedy Hour, Pearl Bailey Show)

Birth
1924

Glidewell, Lord Justice

Birth
1924

Ian Colquhoun, cricket wicket keeper (NZ vs England 1954-55)

Birth
1924

Sheldon Allman, Chicago, actor (Norm-Harris Against the World)

Birth
1925

Eddie Gaedel, 3'7" St Louis Browns pinch-hitter (he walked)

Birth
1925

Barbara Pierce Bush, Rye NY, 1st lady (1989-93)

Birth
1926

Nico Kiasashvii, professor of English Literature

Birth
1926

Cranley Onslow, MP

Birth
1926

Anatol Vieru, composer

Birth
1927

Michael Levey, director (British National Gallery)

Birth
1927

Tony Lazzeri hits 3 HRs Yanks beat White Sox 12-11

Event
1927

Jerry Stiller, Bkln NY, comedian (Frank Constanza-Seinfeld)

Birth
1927

Dame Anne Warburton, President (Lucy Cavendish College-Cambridge_

Birth
1927

David Hobman, director (Age Concern England)

Birth
1928

Jiri Dvoracek, composer

Birth
1928

1st US-to-Australia flight lands (Sir Charles Kingford)

Event
1928

Kat[i]e [Gertrude] Wilhelm, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Hamlet Trap)

Birth
1929

Ventappa Muddiah, cricketer (Indian off-spinner in 2 Tests 1959-61)

Birth
1929

61st Belmont: Mack Garner aboard Blue Larkspur wins in 2:32.8

Event
1929

Venezuelan rebel Rafael Urbina overthrows Fort Amsterdam, Cura‡ao kidnap governor Fruytier

Event
1929

Bliss Carman, poet, dies

Death
1929

Earl Ferrers, British minister of state (Dept of Environment)

Birth
1930

Yannis Ioannidis, composer

Birth
1930

Dana Wynter, London, actress (Airport, Invasion of the Body Snatchers)

Birth
1930

Michael Codron, theatrical producer

Birth