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 This day in History - July 8
378 Historic Events for July 8
1970

Marlies Askamp, WNBA forward (Phoenix Mercury)

Birth
1970

Lisa Powell, Sydney NSW Australia, field hockey forward (Olympics-96)

Birth
1970

SF Giant Jim Ray Hart is 8th to get 6 RBIs in an inning (5th)

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1971

Jeff Kopp, NFL linebacker (Miami Dolphins)

Birth
1971

John Achterberg, soccer player (NAC)

Birth
1971

Wendy Benson, NYC, actress (Meredith-As the World Turns)

Birth
1971

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1972

Brandon Rock, Las Vegas Nevada, 800m runner

Birth
1972

Jay Bellamy, NFL safety (Seattle Seahawks)

Birth
1972

Tom Hutton, NFL punter/kicker (Phila Eagles)

Birth
1972

Karl Dykhuis, Sept-iles, NHL defenseman (Phila Flyers)

Birth
1972

Saurav Ganguly, cricketer (centuries in 1st two Tests for India 1996)

Birth
1972

English prince Richard marries Birgitte of Deurs (Henriksen)

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1972

US sells grain to USSR for $750 million

Event
1973

Mary Lou Crocker wins LPGA MARC Equity Golf Classic Crocker

Event
1973

NY Mets are 12« games back in NL, and go on to win pennant

Event
1973

Kathleen Robertson, actress (Beverly Hills 90210)

Birth
1973

Wilfred Rhodes, cricketer (4187 1st-class wickets, most ever), dies

Death
1974

Demetrius Allen, NFL wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons)

Birth
1974

Yank shortstop Jim Mason ties record with 4 doubles in 9 inn game

Event
1974

USSR performs underground nuclear test

Event
1975

Israeli premier Yitzhak Rabin visits West-Germany

Event
1975

Quake damages over 2,000 temples in Pagan Burma, 20-foot-high seated Buddha of Thandawgya decapitated

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1975

Pres Ford announced he'll seek Republican nomination for pres

Event
1976

Michael Renfurm, Surinam/Dutch soccer player (Sparta)

Birth