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 This day in History - July 8
378 Historic Events for July 8
1984

Lauri Peterson wins LPGA Jamie Farr Toledo Golf Classic

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1984

98th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: John McEnroe beats J Connors (61 61 62)

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1985

Simon Kuznets, US economist (Nobel 1971), dies at 84

Death
1985

Phil Foster, comedian (Frank De Fazio-Laverne and Shirley), dies at 72

Death
1985

Marge Schott becomes CEO of Cincinnati Red

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1985

99th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Boris Becker beats K Curren (63 67 76 64)

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1985

Gardner Cowles Jr, US publisher (Look Magazine), dies at 82

Death
1986

Zimbabwe beats Netherlands by 25 runs to win ICC Trophy

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1986

NASA establishes Safety, Reliability Maintain and Quality Assurance

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1986

Farthest thrown object-an "Aerobie" flying ring, 383 m (1,257')

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1987

Kitty Dukakis, revealed addiction to amphetamines for 26 years

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1988

Rockers Jonathan "Chico" and Robert DeBarge indicted on drug trafficking

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1988

Indians' Bud Black sets club record for most batters hit in inning (3)

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1988

Miami Arena opens

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1988

Stevie Wonder announces he will run for mayor of Detroit in 1992

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1989

USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

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1989

Carlos Sa£l Menum becomes pres of Argentina

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1990

Trailing 7-0, Brewers tie Angels and then score 13 in 5th to win 20-7

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1990

Tina Purtzer wins LPGA Jamie Farr Toledo Golf Classic

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1990

Brewers beat Angels 20-7, including 13 in 5th inning

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1990

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1990

Italy beats England in soccer's World Cup consolation game

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1990

Howard Duff, actor (Heist, Knots Landing), dies of heart attack at 72

Death
1990

Greg Lemond wins his 3rd Tour de France (90:43:20 avg 23.3 mph)

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1990

Germany beats Argentina 1-0 for soccer's 14th World Cup at Rome

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