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 This day in History - June 8
445 Historic Events for June 8
1930

Bo Gunnar Widerberg, Malm” Sweden, director (Elvira Madigan)

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1931

Suriname Work Committee under Louis Doedel forms in Paramaribo

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1931

James Leander "Leo" Nichols, honorary consul

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1931

Ivan V Lali, poet

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1931

Duke and Duchess of Kent wed

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1932

Lady Littler, CEO (Gaming Board for Great Britain)

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1932

Ray Illingworth, cricketer (England off-spin all-rounder and captain)

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1932

Raymond Illingworth, CEO )England committee, TCCB)

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1932

Hans Gunter Helms, composer

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1933

Joan Rivers, [Molinsky], Bkln, comedienne (Late Show, Hollywood Sq)

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1933

Dr Robert Stevens, Master (Pembroke College, Oxford)

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1933

A's Jimmie Foxx homers his 1st 3 at bats for 4 consecutive HRs

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1933

Eric Parker, deputy CEO (Trafalgar House)

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1934

Millicent Martin, Romford Eng, actress (Alfie, Nothing but the Best)

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1935

Lou Gehrig collides with Carl Reynolds and leaves the game

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1935

67th Belmont: Willie Saunders aboard Omaha wins in 2:30.6

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1935

39th US Golf Open: Sam Parks Jr shoots a 299 at Oakmont CC PA

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1936

1st parking meters are invented

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1936

James Darren, Phila, actor (TJ Hooker, Diamond Head, Venus in Furs)

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1937

World's largest flower blooms in NY Botanical Garden, 12' calla lily

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1937

Bruce McCandless II, Boston, Cap USN/astronaut (STS 41B, STS-31)

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1937

Norma Shaw, bowler

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1939

Bernie Casey, Wyco WV, actor (Boxcar Bertha, Rent-a-Cop)

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1939

Herb Adderley, Phila, NFL hall of famer (Packers, Cowboys)

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1939

British king George VI visits US

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